African Plant Database

Bulbostylis buchananii C.B. Clarke
Protologue : Fl. Trop. Afr. [Oliver et al.] 8(3): 437 (1902)
Information on the genus : Bulbostylis
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Scirpus cinnamomeus var. buchananii C.B. Clarke
 Abildgaardia buchananii (C.B. Clarke) Lye
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Densely tufted annual or short-lived perennial herb 5-35 cm tall; stems 0,3-0,6 mm Ø, angular, scabrid or glabrous; leaves filiform, 2-20 cm long, 2-6 mm Ø, scabrid; sheaths pale brown with long hairs at mouth; inflorescence a terminal head of few to many
Ecology : Brachystegia, Julbernardia, Parinari woodland; open areas with sandy or lateritic soil; swamp; sandy or gravelly lake fringes, stream edges; rock outcrops, etc.; open bushland; 350-1650 m alt.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Bull. Jard. Bot. Natl. Belg. 55: 244 (1985)
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see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
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