African Plant Database

Bulbostylis viridecarinata (De Wild.) Goetgh.
Protologue : Bull. Jard. Bot. Natl. Belg. 54: 104 (1984)
Information on the genus : Bulbostylis
Basionym : Fimbristylis viridicarinata De Wild.
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Fimbristylis viridicarinata De Wild. (1927)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Fimbristylis tisserantii Cherm.
=*Bulbostylis tisserantii (Cherm.) Lye (1971) non Cherm.
=Fimbristylis exilis var. rufescens Cherm.
=Fimbristylis hispidula var. glabra Kük.
=Fimbristylis ruziziensis Germ.
=Bulbostylis lyei Verdc. (2010)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual tufted herb 30-90 cm tall; stem base ascending, rooting and branching from the lower nodes, or perennial with centrifugal growth, stem base with red-brown cataphylls; stems 0,4-0,7 mm Ø, ridged, scabrid to shortly hairy or spreading hairy; leaf she
Ecology : Miombo; humid grassland, often overgrazed; marsh border; often on sandy soils; abandoned shallow flooded cultivations; 650-1750 m alt.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:43 (2012)

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Bull. Jard. Bot. Natl. Belg. 55: 222 (1985).
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