Eriocaulon stenophyllum R.E. Fr.

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Eriocaulon stenophyllum

Larger plant
Namaenda
Aug 2006
Photo: Mike Bingham

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Status: Native
Description:
Annual; stem abbreviated to a basal disc. Leaves crowded in a basal rosette, delicate, thin, extended into a long bristle-like tip. Scapes up to 20, 7-25 cm high, 4─6-ribbed; sheaths inflated, usually a little shorter than the leaves. Capitulum hemispherical, 3─7 mm wide, pale buff or grey.
Type location:
Zambia
Notes: Red data list status: Few collections but widespread; Least concern.
Derivation of specific name: stenophyllum (Greek): narrow leaf
Habitat: Floodplains, in receding flood water shallow pools
Altitude range: 500 - 1300 m
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Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): B,N
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Lp,W
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Content last updated: Friday 16 June 2017
Literature:

Phillips, S.M. (2010). Eriocaulaceae Flora Zambesiaca 13(4) Pages 63 - 64.

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Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-20

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2020). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Eriocaulon stenophyllum.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=208650, retrieved 12 August 2020

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