African Plant Database

Xyris obscura N.E. Br.
Protologue : Fl. Trop. Afr. [Oliver et al.] 8: 6 (1902)
Information on the genus : Xyris
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Xyris nivea auct. sensu J.Lewis & Oberm., non Welw. ex Rendlesensu J.Lewis, non Welw. ex Rendle
=Xyris brunnea L.A. Nilsson
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Herb, Hydrophyte, Helophyte- Ht 0.1 - 0.5 m. Alt: 1200 - 2000 m. Distribution: GA, MP

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • EXELL, A. & WILD, H. (2010). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 13: 8

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • MARLOTH, HERMANN WILHELM RUDOLF (1985). Flora of Southern Africa with Synoptical Tables of the Genera of Higher Plants. Capetown
  • Kew Bull. 54: 301-326 (1999)
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
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