African Plant Database


Xyris angustifolia De Wild. & T. Durand
Family : XYRIDACEAE
Protologue : Bull. Soc. Roy. Bot. Belgique 38: 149 (1900)
Information on the genus : Xyris
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Xyris exigua Malme (1928)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb, caespitose, 10-38 cm tall with old blackish brown leaf sheaths around the base
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Ecology : Boggy and grassy humid places, also periodically flooded; swampy meadows; water logged places in savanna; c. 300 m alt. (Gabon).

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • (2011). Flore du Gabon. 42: 96
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under The International Plant Name Index
 
Map
carte afrique num 42913
 
Record n°42913
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