African Plant Database

Eriocaulon fuscum S.M. Phillips
Protologue : Kew Bull. 51(4): 629 (1996)
Information on the genus : Eriocaulon
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual rosulate herb; leaves subulate, spongy, acute, 1-1,2 cm x 1-1,5 mm, scapes c. 20, 8-10 cm x 0,2-0,4 mm Ø, 3-ribbed; capitulum subglobose, 3-3,5 mm wide, greyish-brown; female flower with 3 petals.
Ecology : Wet hollow in a vlei, on light grey clay soil; c. 950 m alt.
  Only known from the type collected in 1978.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (2010). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 13: 46
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