African Plant Database

Xyris elegantula Malme
Protologue : Ark. Bot. 24: A. No. 5, p. 5 (1932)
Information on the genus : Xyris
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb to c. 45 cm tall, tufted from a short erect rhizome
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Ecology : Grassy, humid savannas; humid meadows, on rocky soil; swamps; 1500-2680 m alt.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (2010). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 13: 16
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see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 42939
Record n°42939
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