African Plant Database


Eriocaulon pictum Fritsch
Family : ERIOCAULACEAE
Protologue : Bull. Herb. Boissier, sér. 2 1: 1102 (1901)
Information on the genus : Eriocaulon
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Eriocaulon amphibium Rendle (1906)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb forming clusters of leaf rosettes from a short rhizome 2 mm Ø, clothed in roots and old leaves; leaves many, rush-like, lanceolate
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Ecology : Seasonal pools; swampy ground; often in peat bogs with E. teusczii; alongside streams and also submerged; 1500-2200 m alt

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (2010). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 13: 48
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
 
Map
carte afrique num 41914
 
Record n°41914
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