African Plant Database

Xyris congensis Büttner
Protologue : Verh. Bot. Vereins Prov. Brandenburg 31: 71 (1890)
Information on the genus : Xyris
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Xyris umbilonis L.A. Nilsson (1892)
=Xyris bakeri L.A. Nilsson
=Xyris baronii Malme (1912)
=Xyris batokana N.E. Br. (1902)
=Xyris baumii L.A. Nilsson
=Xyris extensa Malme (1928)
=Xyris hildebrandtii L.A. Nilsson (1891)
=Xyris hildebrandtii var. angustifolia Malme
=Xyris leptophylla Malme (1912)
=Xyris nitida L.A. Nilsson non Willd. ex Dietr.
=Xyris madagascariensis Malme (1929)
=Xyris capensis Baker
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Herb, Hydrophyte, Helophyte- Ht 0.25 - 0.8 m. Alt: 10 - 1700 m. Distribution: GA, KN, LP, MP, NW, SWZ
Biol./Eco : Herb; Humid, Subhumid; Freshwater Wetland; 500-999 m, 1000-1499 m; distribution: Africa.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (2010). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 13: 8
  • (2011). Flore du Gabon. 42: 97

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 3: 29 (1995).
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