African Plant Database

Xyris angularis N.E. Br.
Protologue : Fl. Trop. Afr. [Oliver et al.] 8: 22 (1902)
Information on the genus : Xyris
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Xyris decipiens var. vanderystii (Malme) Malme
 Xyris vanderystii Malme (1928)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=*Xyris decipiens auct. sensu Hepper, Fl.W.Trop.Afr., ed. 2, 3/1: 55 (1967) & Lewis, Fl. Camer. 22: 45, (1981), non N.E.Br.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb forming loose clumps; leaves 8-40 cm
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Ecology : Seasonally or permanently wet sandy grassland or woodland; swamp edges; extends well into the forest zone in W & C Africa; 10-1700 m alt.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (2010). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 13: 22
  • (2011). Flore du Gabon. 42: 95

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Oliver, D., Dyer, W.T.T.; Prain, D.; Hill, A.W. (1901). Flora of Tropical Africa 8: 22 
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carte afrique num 42905
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