African Plant Database


Mesanthemum auratum Lecomte
Family : ERIOCAULACEAE
Protologue : Bull. Soc. Bot. France 55: 599 (1909) 
Information on the genus : Mesanthemum
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Mesanthemum rubrum Moldenke (1962)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual herb often in rather loose tufts; leaves rosulate, lanceolate
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Ecology : Temporary pools on rocky outcrops or on mossy granitic hard-pan; swamps; in colonies; to c. 1600 m alt.
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
 
Map
carte afrique num 41788
 
Record n°41788
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