African Plant Database

Fimbristylis striolata Napper
Protologue : Kew Bull. 25(3): 438 (1971)
Information on the genus : Fimbristylis
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual herb growing in small tufts; culms erect, < 10-45 cm tall, c. 0,5 mm Ø, 3-angled; leaf blades filiform (< 0,5 mm wide), shorter than culms; inflorescence of 1-12 lanceolate-ovate spikelets 5-7x1,5-2,5 mm; glumes mucronate.
Ecology : Seasonally swampy places; rice fields; grassland.
  Scarcely differing from F. alboviridis except by the achene, though the habit is usually rather stouter than commonly recorded from the other; an extreme, very slender form with solitary spikelets is common in some areas. A very slender form of F. albovi

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:50 (2012)
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