African Plant Database

Mesanthemum reductum H.E. Hess
Information on the genus : Mesanthemum
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Completely submerged herb with short rhizome and rosulate leaves to 20 cm long
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Ecology : Submerged like Eriocaulon submersum but perennial with remains of dead leaves. In colony on beds and side (quartz sand) of streams where water is swift; in dry periods the plant emerges from 1-2 m deep water; 1290 m alt.
  Only known from the type collected in 1952.
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Record n°41800
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