African Plant Database

Eriocaulon sessile Meikle
Protologue : Kew Bull. 1954, 275 (1954)
Information on the genus : Eriocaulon
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Eriocaulon diaguissense Bourdu (1957)
=Paepalanthus sessilis Lecomte (1909)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual herb, absolutely stemless, to 1 cm tall; leaves numerous, often reddish, rosulate,
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Ecology : On 1-10 cm deep loam at edge of hard-pan, temporarily very humid, with Eriocaulon remotum, E. plumale, Eragrostis diplachnoides, Utricularia arenaria, Sebaea teuszii, etc.; 1200-1300 m alt. (or 1225).
  ? Only known from two collections: Chevalier s.n. (1902), des Abbayes 777 (1948). Also in Central African Republic ?
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