African Plant Database

Xyris sphaerocephala Malme
Protologue : Ark. Bot. 22: A. No. 4, 8 (1928)
Information on the genus : Xyris
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb with bulbous base; bulb c. 3 cm Ø, covered with thin greyish brown shiny leaf sheaths
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Ecology : Marsh; pool; peat bogs with Xyris-Sphagnum; marshy meadows; periodically flooded savanna.
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see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 42978
Record n°42978
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