African Plant Database

Bulbostylis macra (Ridl.) C.B. Clarke
Information on the genus : Bulbostylis
Basionym : Fimbristylis macra Ridl.
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Bulbostylis zambesica C.B. Clarke (1894)
 Abildgaardia macra (Ridl.) Lye
 Fimbristylis macra Ridl. (1884)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tufted perennial herb 5-35 cm tall with ± swollen base; stems slender, 0,2-0,5 mm Ø, angular, scabrid below the inflorescence; leaves numerous, filiform, bright emerald green, 2-12 cm x 0,3-0,5 mm, scabrid or slightly hairy; sheaths with dense long whitis
Ecology : Rather poor thicket-grown pastures on river; dambo; Brachystegia woodland on rocky hilltops and slopes; dry grassland; miombo woodland; 800-1900 m alt.
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see under Flora of Zimbabwe
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Record n°37060
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