African Plant Database

Juncus dregeanus subsp. bachiti (Hochst. ex Steud.) Hedberg
Information on the genus : Juncus
Basionym : Juncus bachiti Hochst. ex Steud.
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Juncus bachiti Hochst. ex Steud. (1855)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=*Juncus dregeanus auct.
=*Juncus indescriptus auct.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tufted perennial herb with short rhizome; stems erect, 10-45x0,04-0,15 cm, glabrous; leaves flat, many, near base; blade 3-25x0,1-0,5 cm; inflorescence dark-brown, terminal: a dense head of flowers usually subtended by 1-4 stalked heads, each head 0,5-1, 2 cm Ø, with 5-20 flowers; stamens 6; capsule subglobose, 2,2-2,5 mm long, brown.
Ecology : Swamps; shallow, still water at edges of streams in rain-forest; evergreen bushland; moor grassland; Loudetia arundinacea grassland with scattered trees, in seepage area; c. 1800-3800 m alt.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • DARBYSHIRE, I. KORDOFAMI, M. & AL. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing : 101

Bibliography other :
  • KIPKOECH S. & AL. (2020). An annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Aberdare Ranges Forest, a part of Eastern Afromontane Biodiversity Hotspot PhytoKeys 149: 22
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
More information >> ( work in progress )
Record n°41768 modified 2012-05-07
Feedback about this record