African Plant Database

Eriocaulon teusczii Engl. & Ruhland
Protologue : Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 27(1-2): 77 77 (1900)
Information on the genus : Eriocaulon
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Eriocaulon huillense Engl. & Ruhland (1900) non Rendle
=Eriocaulon intrusum Meikle (1968)
=Eriocaulon lacteum Rendle (1899)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb from a short rhizome, often robust
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Ecology : Wet swamps among coarse grass; sometimes growing with E. pictum; ditches; sometimes in shallow standing water; common and sometimes locally dominant; damp meadows with Droseraceae, Utricularia spp.; very lofty spongy pastures; 450-2000 m alt.
  Very variable in: leaf length; colour of bracts, sepal tips, capitulum.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (2010). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 13: 49
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