African Plant Database

Xyris parvula Malme
Protologue : Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 48: 304 (1912) 
Information on the genus : Xyris
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual herb; leaves subfiliform to slightly flattened
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Ecology : Humid sandy humus-rich ground; seasonally wet habitats; coastal; 0-50 m alt.
  Very close to X. schliebenii but differs in its dark-brown subspherical inflorescence

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (2010). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 13: 31
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see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 42967
Record n°42967
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