African Plant Database

Xyris decipiens N.E. Br.
Protologue : Fl. Cap. (Harvey) 7: 3 (1897) 
Information on the genus : Xyris
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : The true X. decipiens is not synonymous with X. vanderystii Malme. It is also not a plant from S. Africa but from Angola (Curror, s.n.). Its bracts are very distinct, oblong-lanceolate, with a greyish dorsal area at apex; the spikes are dark brown.
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Ecology : Ecology unknown ?

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • (2011). Flore du Gabon. 42: 99

Bibliography other :
  • Boudet G. & J.P. Lebrun (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali. Etudes et Synthèses IEMVT 16
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:121 (2012)
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carte afrique num 42933
Record n°42933
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