African Plant Database

Mesanthemum tuberosum Lecomte
Protologue : Bull. Soc. Bot. France 55: 598 (1909) 
Information on the genus : Mesanthemum
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial from a broad-based corm buried 2 cm or more deep; corm well developed, covered in brown fibres.
Ecology : Sandstone bowal; 900-1500m alt.
  • Phillips S.M. , F. Fofana & M. Cheek (2018). Mesanthemum tuberosum Lecomte resurrected from M. prescottianum (Bong.) Körn. (Eriocaulaceae), variation and lectotypification. Kew Bull. 73/13:  
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