African Plant Database

Luzula johnstonii Buchenau
Information on the genus : Luzula
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Juncoides johnstonii (Buchenau) Kuntze
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herb perennial, with stolons 2-20 cm long and somewhat distant stems; stems 15-60x0,05-0,2 cm, angular; leaves many near base, fewer above; blades 5-25x0,3-0,9 cm, with scattered long white hairs; inflorescence lax, many-branched, with 1- and 2-sided cymes; major inflorescence-branches 1-8 cm long, each carrying 1 sessile and 1-6 stalked flowers.
Ecology : Damp places, usually in shade of rain-forest; open parts of woodland; moor; swampy soil in bamboo or Senecio and Ericaceae forests; wet soil in swamps, near streams and paths; sometimes very common locally; 2200-4200 m alt.
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Record n°41707
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