African Plant Database

Eriocaulon polhillii S.M. Phillips
Protologue : Kew Bull. 51(4): 626 (1996)
Information on the genus : Eriocaulon
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual herb; leaves rosulate, linear-lanceolate
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Ecology : Bog on sandy soil and shallow water of seepage and lake margins; 1250-1500 m alt.
  Plant with flowers lacking petals and with black (6) anthers (unique among African Eriocaulon) (in E. cinereum female flowers lacking petals but anthers white).
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carte afrique num 41918
Record n°41918
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