African Plant Database

Fimbristylis engleriana Buscal. & Muschl.
Information on the genus : Fimbristylis
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herb 20-35 cm tall with a much developed root system; culms filiform, nearly setaceous, erect or ± strongly curved; leaves very thin, forming a dense rosette above the ground, setaceous, 3-4,5 cm long, 0,5-0,75 mm wide, long-acuminate; sheaths glabrous; i
Ecology : Swampy places along lake (Bangweolo, Zambia !).
  is known only from W Africa, Guinea to Sudan and its presence in Zambia is doubtful.
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Record n°38968
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