African Plant Database

Xyris friesii Malme
Protologue : Svensk Bot. Tidskr. 6: 555 (1912)
Information on the genus : Xyris
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Xyris pocockii Malme (1932)
=*Xyris welwitschii auct. min. parte quoad plantam perennem in specim. typico Welwitsch 2465
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial caespitose glaucous herb to 88 cm tall; leaf sheaths dull green above, sometimes purplish
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Ecology : Swamps; humid or swampy places in savanna; pools; 1300-1600 m alt.
  Not in Burundi. Material from Zaire needs further study

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • EXELL, A. & WILD, H. (2010). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 13: 13
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