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Eriocaulon togoense Moldenke
Family : ERIOCAULACEAE
Information on the genus : Eriocaulon
Basionym : Eriocaulon xeranthemoides Van Heurck & Müll. Arg.
 
 
Status
Statuts nomenclatural : new name
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Eriocaulon xeranthemoides Van Heurck & Müll. Arg.
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Stemless tufted annual herb 3-7 cm tall; leaves rosulate, linear
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Ecology : Dry swamp ground; meadow near stream; sometimes abundant locally; oozing sandstone; rice fields; inselberg.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Boudet G. & J.P. Lebrun (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali. Etudes et Synthèses IEMVT 16
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:62 (2012)

Bibliography other :
  • Phillips, S.M. & A. Mesterhazy (2015). Revision of small ephemeral species of Eriocaulon (Eriocaulaceae) in West Africa with long involucral bracts. Kew Bull. 70:5: 14
 
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