African Plant Database

Eriocaulon welwitschii Rendle
Protologue : Cat. Afr. Pl. 2: 97 (1899) 
Information on the genus : Eriocaulon
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Eriocaulon aristatum H. E. Hess
=Eriocaulon welwitschii var. pygmaeum Rendle
=Eriocaulon pseudopygmaeum Dinter (1921)
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : annual-Herb, Hydrophyte, Tenagophyte- Ht 0.02 - 0.07 m. Alt: 900 - 1500 m. Distribution: BOT, NAM

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (2010). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 13: 55

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • LEBRUN, J. P. & A. L. STORK (1995). Enumération des plantes à fleurs d’Afrique tropicale. Monocotyledones: Limnocharitaceae à Poaceae. Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 3: 31
  • Kirkia 17[1]: 35-36 (1998).
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
carte afrique num 41824
Record n°41824
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