African Plant Database

Xyris schliebenii Poelln.
Protologue : Ber. Deutsch. Bot. Ges. lxi. 205 (1944)
Information on the genus : Xyris
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual herb to c. 30-40 cm tall, similar to X. rubella but with: smooth (not rugulose) leaf sheath and lamina
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Ecology : Seasonally wet grassland; roadsides; margins of seasonal pools and marshes; on or around rock outcrops; over granite and laterite; often with X. rubella, X. straminea, Eriocaulon spp.; 300-2200 m alt.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (2010). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 13: 30
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