African Plant Database

Xyris gossweileri Malme
Protologue : Ark. Bot. 24(5): 3 (1932)
Information on the genus : Xyris
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial caespitose herb to 86 cm tall with brown-black old sheaths around the rather bulbous base
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Ecology : Wet meadows; humid savanna on sand; dambos; swamp by sources; permanently wet grassland, often burned during the dry season; 1100-1400 m alt.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (2010). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 13: 12
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see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 42948
Record n°42948
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