African Plant Database

Xyris makuensis N.E. Br.
Protologue : Fl. Trop. Afr. [Oliver et al.] 8: 17 (1902)
Information on the genus : Xyris
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb forming clumps, much branched, to c. 25 cm tall, with or without an erect or ascending rhizome
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Ecology : Seepage areas in grassland; swamp; 1600-2000 m alt.; locally common.
  Record from Tanzania probably wrong (Lock in Fl. Zambes., l.c.).

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • EXELL, A. & WILD, H. (2010). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 13: 26

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