African Plant Database

Cyperus afrovaricus Lye
Protologue : Nord. J. Bot. 3(2): 222 (1983)
Information on the genus : Cyperus
Statuts nomenclatural : uncertain status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial tussocky herb to 64 cm tall; culms tufted, 30-60 cm long, 1-2,5 mm Ø, trigonous, base cylindric and slightly swollen; leaves to 36 cm long; basal sheaths splitting into fibres, 7-10 cm long; blade linear, flat, to 19-31 cm x 1,9-3 mm; infloresce
Ecology : Seasonally wet habitats; rock crevices; shallow soil over rocks; 1900-2250 m alt.
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see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
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