African Plant Database


Mesanthemum albidum Lecomte
Family : ERIOCAULACEAE
Protologue : Bull. Soc. Bot. France 55: 601 (1909) 
Information on the genus : Mesanthemum
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Mesanthemum hirsutulum Moldenke (1962)
=Eriocaulon guineense Moldenke (1962) non Steud.
=Eriocaulon toumouense Moldenke
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual herb; leaves rosulate, lanceolate, 1-5 cm x 1-5 mm, sparsely pubescent when young; scapes 3-8, 4-14 cm, 5-ribbed, sparsely hirsute; capitulum hemispherical with truncate apex, 3-6 mm Ø, whitish.
Ecology : Siliceous bare humid sands, scattered in open colonies.
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
 
Map
carte afrique num 41786
 
Record n°41786
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