African Plant Database

Kyllinga albogracilis Lye
Protologue : Nord. J. Bot. 1(6): 742 (1981 [1982])
Information on the genus : Kyllinga
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Cyperus albogracilis (Lye) Lye
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb to 42 cm tall, with short rhizomes and 2 mm thick scale-covered stolons; culms solitary, arising from the end of rhizomes and stolons, 5-40 cm long, 0,5-0,8 mm Ø, trigonous, glabrous; leaves to 20 cm long; sheath greyish green to pale reddi
Ecology : Dry sandy ground at base of termite mounds; open sunny woodland; grassland; 1300-1800 m alt.
  Has been confused with K. albiceps.
  Fairly widespread in Zambia.
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see under The International Plant Name Index
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Record n°38537
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