African Plant Database

Cyperus afrodunensis Lye
Protologue : Nord. J. Bot. 3(2): 222 (1983)
Information on the genus : Cyperus
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb, densely tufted, to 55 cm tall with creeping rhizome; culms many, crowded, 48-51 cm long, 1,3-1,6 mm Ø, trigonous; leaves to 38 cm long; sheath 3-6 cm long; blade rather stiff, flat, 18-32 cm long, 3,2-5,1 mm wide; inflorescence a simple an
Ecology : Edge of bamboo forest; [edge of natural forest; in grassland; ? 2100 -]2450 m alt. Record from Tanzania, Poroto Mts, uncertain (cf. Fl. Trop. E. Afr., l.c.). Known only from the type ? (Uganda, collected in 1951) and ? another collection (Tanzania, coll
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