African Plant Database

Bulbostylis atrosanguinea (Boeckeler) C.B. Clarke
Protologue : Consp. Fl. Afr. [T.A. Durand & H. Schinz] 5: 611 (1894)
Information on the genus : Bulbostylis
Basionym : Scirpus atrosanguineus Boeckeler
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Bulbostylis setifolia (Hochst. ex A. Rich.) M. Bodard
 Scirpus atrosanguineus Boeckeler (1886)
 Abildgaardia setifolia (Hochst. ex A. Rich.) Lye
 Fimbristylis setifolia Hochst. ex A. Rich.
 Fimbristylis atrosanguinea (Boeckeler) C.B. Clarke (1894)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Fimbristylis schoenoides auct. sensu K. Schum. (1895) p.p.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Densely tufted perennial herb 10-70 cm tall forming large tussocks from a short creeping much-branched rhizome; stems 0,4-0,7 cm Ø, glabrous or with short spine-like hairs; leaf sheaths pale brown or with reddish dots or streaks, glabrous, but mouth with
Ecology : Heath; ericaceous scrub; rocky moorland; grassy glades in Juniperus forest; rocky mountain slopes; decomposed sandy schist; 1800-3700 m alt.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
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