African Plant Database


Xyris erubescens Rendle
Family : XYRIDACEAE
Protologue : Cat. Afr. Pl. 2: 73 (1899) 
Information on the genus : Xyris
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Xyris rhodesiana Malme (1932)
=Xyris theodori Malme (1932)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial caespitose herb to 85 cm tall; base bulbous covered with old brown sheaths
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Ecology : Humid sands; swamps; peat bog with Sphagnum; humid hollows; dambos; grassy places periodically flooded; 1220-1850 m alt.
  Variable in size of inflorescence. – Lock (Fl. Zamb., l.c.) suggests that more than one taxon may be involved.
  Perhaps also in Tanzania.
 
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see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under The International Plant Name Index
 
Map
carte afrique num 42940
 
Record n°42940
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