African Plant Database

Eriocaulon infaustum N.E. Br.
Protologue : Fl. Trop. Afr. [Oliver et al.] 8: 253 (1902)
Information on the genus : Eriocaulon
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tufted annual herb; leaves linear, 10-13 cm x 3,5-4 mm; scapes to 20, 15-22 cm tall, 5-ribbed; capitulum subglobose, 5,5-6 mm wide, greyish-white.
Ecology : Rice fields; c. 10 m alt.
  Only known from the type collected in 1887 !; never recollected.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (2010). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 13: 57
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