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Eriocaulon plumale N.E. Br.
Protologue : Fl. Trop. Afr. [Oliver et al.] 8: 251 (1902)
Information on the genus : Eriocaulon
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Eriocaulon plumale N.E. Br. subsp. plumale
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Eriocaulon senegalense N.E. Br. (1902)
=Eriocaulon rufum Lecomte (1909)
Taxon infra-specific
Eriocaulon plumale subsp. jaegeri (Moldenke) Meikle
Eriocaulon plumale subsp. kindiae (Lecomte) Meikle
Eriocaulon plumale N.E. Br. subsp. plumale
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual herb; leaves rosulate, linear, glabrous
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Ecology : Soils temporarily very humid; pools on bowal; in 5-10 cm deep water in vast swamp with Emilia guineensis (dominant), Sebaea luteo-alba, Sopubia parviflora, various grasses and sedges; 1000 m alt.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Boudet G. & J.P. Lebrun (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali. Etudes et Synthèses IEMVT 16
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:62 (2012)
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