African Plant Database


Xyris mallocephala Lock
Family : XYRIDACEAE
Protologue : Kew Bull. 57(2): 448 (2002)
Information on the genus : Xyris
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual herb; leaves 2,5-9x0,05-0,12 cm, distichous
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Ecology : Seepage areas in Brachystegia woodland on grey sand; large area of seasonally indundated grassland with scattered Kotschya bullockii on grey sandy-loamy soil; 1100-1675 m alt.
  Only known from 2 collections (1997, 2000).
 
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Map
carte afrique num 43002
 
Record n°43002
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