African Plant Database

Bulbostylis schimperiana (Hochst. ex A. Rich.) C.B. Clarke
Information on the genus : Bulbostylis
Basionym : Isolepis schimperiana Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Isolepis schimperiana Hochst. ex A. Rich.
 Abildgaardia schimperiana (Hochst. ex A. Rich.) Lye
 Fimbristylis schimperiana (Hochst. ex A. Rich.) Boeckeler
 Scirpus schimperianus (Hochst. ex A. Rich.) Boeckeler (1869)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Fimbristylis humilis Peter (1936)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tufted annual herb 5-25 cm tall; stems 0,4-1 mm Ø, ridged, glabrous; leaves to 8 cm long, 1 mm wide, glabrous or with scattered hairs and 2-5 mm long hairs at mouth of sheath; inflorescence usually a single head of dark spikelets but sometimes an addition
Ecology : Grassland; Acacia woodland; Tarchonanthus-Acacia thicket; wet crevices in rockfaces; roadside ditches; weed in experimental plots; seasonally wet soil, often near seepage in grassland; 1200-2900 m alt.
  B. schimperiana sensu Napper 1965 quoad descr. et distr. = B. ugandensis.
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Record n°37160
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