African Plant Database

Eriocaulon togoense Moldenke
Information on the genus : Eriocaulon
Basionym : Eriocaulon xeranthemoides Van Heurck & Müll. Arg.
Statuts nomenclatural : new name
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Eriocaulon xeranthemoides Van Heurck & Müll. Arg.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Stemless tufted annual herb 3-7 cm tall; leaves rosulate, linear
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Ecology : Dry swamp ground; meadow near stream; sometimes abundant locally; oozing sandstone; rice fields; inselberg.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • BOUDET G. & J.P. LEBRUN (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali. Etudes et Synthèses IEMVT 16 : 337
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:62 (2012)

Bibliography other :
  • PHILLIPS, S.M. & A. MESTERHAZY (2015). Revision of small ephemeral species of Eriocaulon (Eriocaulaceae) in West Africa with long involucral bracts. Kew Bull. 70:5: 14
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Record n°41948 modified 2015-02-18
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