African Plant Database


Xyris pumila Rendle
Family : XYRIDACEAE
Protologue : Cat. Afr. Pl. 2: 70 (1899) 
Information on the genus : Xyris
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb with stiff habit and hard woody cylindrical main scape bearing several crowded regularly distichous-leaved branches
Ecology : Short thicket-grown marshes.
  Type heavily grazed or burned. Only known from the type collected in 1860.
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More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
 
Map
carte afrique num 42972
 
Record n°42972
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