African Plant Database

Paepalanthus lamarckii Kunth
Protologue : Enum. Pl. (Kunth) 3: 506 (1841)
Information on the genus : Paepalanthus
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Dupatya lamarckii (Kunth) Kuntze
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Eriocaulon lamarckii (Kunth) Steud.
=Lasiolepis pilosa
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual herb, with age developing an unbranched wiry stem 0,5-8 cm tall, clothed in old leaves and fibrous roots, the new leaves forming a loose rosette at the stem tip
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Ecology : Around the drying margins of temporary pools and open places on damp sand and seepage areas; rice fields; humid bare sands near the sea; swampy steppe; sea-level to 1100 m alt.
  Madagascar; C. America, S. America: Belize, Brazil, Colombia, Guyanas, Bolivia.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • (1997). Flora of Tropical East Africa Eriocaul.: 40
  • Fl. Rép. Guinée 1: 418 (2009).
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (2010). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 13: 84

Bibliography other :
  • Taxon 60: 180 (2011).
More info on :
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see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under Missouri Botanical Garden
carte afrique num 41969
Record n°41969
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