African Plant Database

Mariscus pubens (Kük.) Podlech
Information on the genus : Mariscus
Basionym : Cyperus pubens Kük.
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Cyperus pubens Kük. (1931)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb; culms few, with a swollen base emitting thick scale-covered stolons, 0,3-0,5 cm Ø; culms 31-52 cm long, 1,4-2 mm Ø, trigonous, with short white densely set hairs below the inflorescence; leaf sheaths straw-coloured above, purplish-brown be
Ecology : Brachystegia woodland; sandy soil; 900-1150 m alt.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Mitt. Bot. Staatssamml. München 4: 115 (1961).
  • Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 3: 195-200 (1995).
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