African Plant Database

Kyllinga afropumila Lye
Protologue : Nord. J. Bot. 1(6): 741 (1981 [1982])
Information on the genus : Kyllinga
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Cyperus afropumilus (Lye) Lye
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb to 26 cm tall; base swollen, coated with fibrous remains of old leaf sheaths; culms solitary, 10-25 cm tall, 0,5-1 mm Ø, trigonous, glabrous; leaf sheath straw-coloured to brownish; blade linear, to 10 cm long, 1-2,5 mm wide, margins scabri
Ecology : Short grassland at track-side; c. 2440 m alt.
  Known only from the type collected in 1970.
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Record n°38567
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