African Plant Database

Fimbristylis alboviridis C.B. Clarke
Protologue : Fl. Brit. India 6: 638 (1893)
Information on the genus : Fimbristylis
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Fimbristylis diphylla var. tuberculata Cherm.
=*Fimbristylis podocarpa var. tuberculata (Cherm.) Berhaut
=*Fimbristylis pluristriata var. tuberculata (Cherm.) Berhaut
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual tufted herb 3-5-30 cm tall; leaves similarly varying, 3-20 cm long, 0,5-1 mm wide, hairless or sparsely hairy; culms c. 0,5 mm Ø; inflorescence in small plants of 1 spikelet, in larger plants of 2-4 stalked spikelets from near the base of the termi
Ecology : Shallow soil on rocks; damp flushes; swampy places; river banks; diagnostic species of Cypero pulchelli - Bacopetum hamiltonianae vegetation of seasonal ponds; inselbergs.
  Frequently confused with F. dichotoma but more rigid and slender

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:49 (2012)
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