African Plant Database

Maschalocephalus dinklagei Gilg & K. Schum.
Protologue : Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 28: 148 (1900) 
Information on the genus : Maschalocephalus
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tufted sedge-like perennial stemless herb with fibrous roots (sometime stilt roots); leaves 10-20 in basal rosette
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Ecology : Wet forest areas in sandy savanna; under shade; locally abundant or common; marshy area beside small stream with Elaeis, Calamus, Dracaena, Nephthytis; sometimes covering as much as 1 hectare; mucky soil, flooded in rains; 3-700 m alt.
  First collection made in 1861, but described on a specimen collected in 1898-1899 because the oldest specimen had been misplaced in the Kew Herbarium.
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carte afrique num 43060
Record n°43060
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