African Plant Database

Xyris asterotricha Lock
Protologue : Kew Bull. 54(2): 312 (1999)
Information on the genus : Xyris
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb; leaves to 42 cm x 0,5 mm; sheaths very glossy, smooth or slightly rugulose above
Ecology : Grass among rocks; grassland in small rocky valleys; wet boggy soil; 1700-2100 m alt.
  In the well-known centre of endemism of the Chimanimani Mts.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (2010). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 13: 16
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