African Plant Database


Xyris peteri Poelln.
Family : XYRIDACEAE
Protologue : Ber. Deutsch. Bot. Ges. lxi. 204 (1944)
Information on the genus : Xyris
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial caespitose herb to 38 cm tall; base slightly swollen, with persistent leaf-sheaths and leaf bases
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Ecology : Grassland; swamp; brook sides, source; gallery, peat bog; 1850-2800 m alt. – Fairly widespread but localised.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (2010). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 13: 18
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under The International Plant Name Index
 
Map
carte afrique num 42969
 
Record n°42969
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