African Plant Database

Eriocaulon fulvum N.E. Br.
Protologue : Fl. Trop. Afr. [Oliver et al.] 8: 248 (1902)
Information on the genus : Eriocaulon
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=*Eriocaulon strictum auct. sensu J.Raynal, non Milne-Redh.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual herb; leaves rosulate, linear, 3-5 cm x 2,5-3 mm; scapes numerous, rather rigidly erect, to 6-10 cm tall; capitulum hemispherical becoming globose, 2,5-5 mm Ø, brown-yellow; floral bracts obtuse; flowers 3-merous.
Ecology : Very humid places; humid granitic rocks; inselberg; sometimes abundant.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Boudet G. & J.P. Lebrun (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali. Etudes et Synthèses IEMVT 16
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