African Plant Database

Xyris capillaris Malme
Protologue : Ark. Bot. 24: A. No. 5, p. 8 (1932)
Information on the genus : Xyris
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb forming dense tufts; leaves distichous at base, to 13 cm long
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Ecology : Large flat seepage area on grey to white sand; humid grassland; marshy stream banks; sources; swamps; 1400-2350 m alt.
  The species belongs to a poorly understood complex of tufted perennials with small spikes.
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carte afrique num 42930
Record n°42930
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