African Plant Database

Bulbostylis erratica (Hook. f.) C.B. Clarke
Information on the genus : Bulbostylis
Basionym : Schoenus erraticus Hook. f.
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Schoenus erraticus Hook. f. (1862)
 Abildgaardia erratica (Hook. f.) Lye subsp. erratica
 Abildgaardia erratica (Hook. f.) Lye
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Fimbristylis kunthiana Ridl. (1884)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial tufted herb with a stout, very short woody rhizome, with a lurid red colouring at swollen carbonized base; stems 10-40 cm tall, trigonous and minutely hairy at top; leaves setaceous, inrolled, nearly as long as stems; leaf sheaths pale brown, th
Ecology : Temporary swamp with black thin soil; burnt meadow with Cyperus nduru; grassland; 1550-3000 m alt.
  There has been confusion about the synonyms: C. B. Clarke in Fl. Trop. Afr. 8: 435, 1902, cite Isolepis schoenoides Hook. f., Chaetospora nigricans Boeckeler, p.p., etc. as synonyms.
  Bioko/Fernando Poo.
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Record n°37137 modified 2007-04-03
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