African Plant Database

Cyperus afroalpinus Lye
Protologue : Nord. J. Bot. 3(2): 226 (1983)
Information on the genus : Cyperus
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb with short rhizome, to 40 cm tall; culms many, crowded, 24,5-36 cm long, 1-1,6 mm Ø, trigonous; leaves to 31 cm long; sheath 3-7 cm long; blade linear, flat, 19-24 cm x 2-3,5 mm; inflorescence capitate or anthelate, simple, spikelets in a d
Ecology : Clearings in forest, bamboo and giant heath; swampy areas; grassland; roadside banks; 1150-3000 m alt.
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see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under The International Plant Name Index
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Record n°37826
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