African Plant Database


Xyris makuensis N.E. Br.
Family : XYRIDACEAE
Protologue : Fl. Trop. Afr. [Oliver et al.] 8: 17 (1902)
Information on the genus : Xyris
 
 
Status
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 :
  • LEBRUN, J. P. & A. L. STORK (1995). Enumération des plantes à fleurs d’Afrique tropicale. Monocotyledones: Limnocharitaceae à Poaceae. Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 3: 29
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
 
Map
carte afrique num 42907
 
Record n°42907
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