African Plant Database

Xyris rhodolepis (Malme) Malme ex Lock
Protologue : Kew Bull. 53(4): 886 (1998)
Information on the genus : Xyris
Basionym : Xyris humpatensis var. rhodolepis Malme
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Xyris humpatensis var. rhodolepis Malme
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tufted perennial herb to c. 36 cm tall; leaves 3-11 cm x 1-2 mm; sheaths brown, rugulose
Ecology : Wet grassland, often near rivers; pools; humid places in savanna; 1000-1500 m alt.
  Widely distributed; probably much overlooked.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (2010). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 13: 27
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see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
carte afrique num 42909
Record n°42909
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