African Plant Database

Eriocaulon mesanthemoides Ruhland
Protologue : Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 27: 79 (1900)
Information on the genus : Eriocaulon
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Eriocaulon friesiorum Bullock (1932)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial robust tufted herb with a short rhizome; leaves narrowly lanceolate
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Ecology : Swampy ground; wet streamsides in grassland or moorland; forest clearings; 2300-3100 m alt.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (2010). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 13: 52

Bibliography other :
  • Kipkoech S. & al. (2020). An annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Aberdare Ranges Forest, a part of Eastern Afromontane Biodiversity Hotspot PhytoKeys 149: 21
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