African Plant Database


Eriocaulon schippii Standl. ex Moldenke
Family : ERIOCAULACEAE
Notes : [Mexico, Belize, Costa Rica], E. schippii sensu Hess could be a variant of E. setaceum
Information on the genus : Eriocaulon
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : floating plant with stems 20-40 cm long, 1-4 mm Ø, very densely leafy throughout.
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Ecology : The Angolan plant differs from the American one by its thinner scapes, the somewhat swollen sheaths usually not bilobed at apex, and the female flowers with petals present
  The true E. schippii Standley ex Moldenke is endemic in E Mexico (Tabasco), Belize (ex-British Honduras) and Costa Rica. E. schippii sensu Hess seems to be only a variant of E. setaceum.
 
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Record n°41930 modified 2012-07-12
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