Eriocaulon fuscum S.M. Phillips

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Eriocaulon fuscum

Photo: Bart Wursten
SRGH

Eriocaulon fuscum

Photo: Bart Wursten
SRGH

Eriocaulon fuscum

Photo: Bart Wursten
SRGH

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Synonyms:
Common names:
Frequency: Rare
Status: Native
Description:
Annual herb, c. 13 cm. Stems and inflorescences brown.
Notes: Despite its rarity, it is not included on the Red Data List
Derivation of specific name: fuscum: greyish-brown or dark greyish-brown, fuscous
Habitat: In a wet hollow on clay soil.
Altitude range: (metres) 950 m
Flowering time:May?
Worldwide distribution: Only known from the type, which was found in the Matetsi Safari Area, W Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe distribution: W
Growth form(s):
Endemic status: Endemic
Red data list status:
Insects associated with this species:
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Images last updated: Monday 5 June 2006
Literature:

Mapaura, A. (2002). Endemic Plant Species of Zimbabwe. Kirkia 18(1) Page 127.

Phillips, S.M. (2010). Eriocaulaceae Flora Zambesiaca 13(4) Page 46. (Includes a picture).


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External websites:

African Plant Database: Eriocaulon fuscum
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Eriocaulon fuscum
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Eriocaulon fuscum
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Eriocaulon fuscum
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Eriocaulon fuscum
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Eriocaulon fuscum
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Eriocaulon fuscum
Ispot Southern Africa : Eriocaulon fuscum
JSTOR Plant Science: Eriocaulon fuscum
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Eriocaulon fuscum
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Eriocaulon fuscum
Tropicos: Eriocaulon fuscum
West African Plants database: Eriocaulon fuscum


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-16

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2016). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Eriocaulon fuscum.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=112370, retrieved 3 December 2016

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