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Syngonanthus poggeanus Ruhland
Family : ERIOCAULACEAE
Information on the genus : Syngonanthus
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Paepalanthus poggeanus (Ruhland) Hess
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb forming clusters of leaf-rosettes from a tough rootstock; leaves linear
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Ecology : Perennial herb forming clusters of leaf-rosettes from a tough rootstock; leaves linear
  Confused with S. angolensis; the two are the largest African species in the genus, with similar distribution. But seeds distinctive. S. poggeanus has more obtuse involucral bracts and an abruptly acute limb to the sheaths.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (2010). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 13: 77
 
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Map
carte afrique num 41987
 
Record n°41987
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