African Plant Database

Eriocaulon afzelianum Wikstr. ex Körn.
Protologue : Linnaea 27: 680 (1856)
Information on the genus : Eriocaulon
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Eriocaulon kouroussense Lecomte (1909)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual stemless herb; leaves linear(-lanceolate), 7-15 per plant, ascending
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Ecology : Marshes, near river mouth; swamps; swampy grassland; sand temporary flooded; rice fields; seepings on granitic rock; inundated hollows; 900-1600 m alt.
  Cape Verde Isl.: São Nicolau.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Boudet G. & J.P. Lebrun (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali. Etudes et Synthèses IEMVT 16
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (2010). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 13: 62
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:61 (2012)
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
  • César J. & C. Chatelain (2019). Flore illustrée du Tchad. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de Genève, Coopération Suisse & Univ. N'Djaména
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Record n°41834 modified 2007-04-18
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