African Plant Database

Fimbristylis nigritana C.B. Clarke
Protologue : Consp. Fl. Afr. 5: 608 (1894)
Information on the genus : Fimbristylis
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb, ? rhizomatous, 20-60 cm tall; leaves (specimen incomplete) 27 cm long, 5 mm wide; culm 1,5-2 mm Ø, bearing a much-branched inflorescence c. 14 cm long, c. 7 cm wide; inflorescence an umbel of the fourth order, with rather long erect branch
Ecology : Plains among grasses.
  Nigeria ?
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see under The International Plant Name Index
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Record n°38951
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