African Plant Database

Ascolepis densa Goetgh.
Protologue : Adansonia, sér. 2 19: 285 (1980)
Information on the genus : Ascolepis
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Cyperus ascodensus Goetgh. (2014)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tufted perennial herb; stem base bulbously thickened, covered by a few withering leaf sheaths; stem 10-40 cm tall, 0,3-1 mm Ø; leaves basal and sub-basal, blade to 8 cm long, 0,5-1 mm wide; inflorescence capitate, ± globose, a solitary spike 5-8 mm Ø, whi
Ecology : Seasonally waterlogged depression; dambo; 1400-1900 m alt.
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