African Plant Database

Fimbristylis falcifolia Boeckeler
Protologue : Linnaea 37: (1871-73) 25 (1871)
Information on the genus : Fimbristylis
Statuts nomenclatural : uncertain status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Pale green, glabrous herb; roots fibrous, very slender; culms several, tufted, setaceous, 10-15 cm tall, obsoletely 5-angular, slightly compressed, furrowed, smooth; leaves few, 5-7,5 cm long, falcate (dry and flexuose), somewhat rigid, linear, 0,11 cm wi
Ecology : Taxonomic status uncertain. Known only from the type specimen not located.
  E Sudan: Gallabat, Matamma.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
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