African Plant Database

Eriocaulon pictum Fritsch
Protologue : Bull. Herb. Boissier, sér. 2 1: 1102 (1901)
Information on the genus : Eriocaulon
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
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