African Plant Database

Xyris kornasiana Brylska & Lisowski
Protologue : Polish Bot. Stud. 1: 117 (1990)
Information on the genus : Xyris
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial (annual according to original description, but perhaps specimens flowering in the first year) loosely caespitose, erect herb, forming dense clumps, 70-90 cm tall
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Ecology : Sandy banks; periodically flooded sand; swamps; roadside ditches, bogs, dambos; 1000-1650 m alt.
  Distinctive species, widespread by rarely collected – perhaps a rare species ?

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (2010). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 13: 5
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carte afrique num 42955
Record n°42955
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