African Plant Database

Xyris pumila Rendle
Protologue : Cat. Afr. Pl. 2: 70 (1899) 
Information on the genus : Xyris
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.
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 42972
Record n°42972
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