African Plant Database

Xyris foliolata L. A. Nilsson
Protologue : Kongl. Vetensk. Acad. Handl. 24(14): 65 (1892)
Information on the genus : Xyris
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial caespitose herb to 96 cm tall; leaf sheaths red-brown, hairy towards base
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Ecology : Swampy places in savanna; wet meadows; humid steppe with Loudetia simplex on white sand, in valley in contact with gallery and boggy meadow with Xyris on humus-bearing sand in a similar situation; c. 1400 m alt.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (2010). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew
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carte afrique num 42945
Record n°42945
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