Xyris festucifolia Hepper

This species is accepted, and its native range is W. Tropical Africa.

[FWTA]

Xyridaceae, F. N. Hepper. Flora of West Tropical Africa 3:1. 1968

Morphology General Habit
Perennial herb
Morphology Leaves
Very fine leaves from stout congested rhizomatous bases
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers yellow
Ecology
In highlands.

Native to:

Guinea, Ivory Coast, Sierra Leone

Xyris festucifolia Hepper appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jaeger, P. [7884], Sierra Leone K000321236 holotype Yes

First published in Kew Bull. 21: 419 (1968)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2004). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-54382. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Lisowski, S. (2009). Flore (Angiospermes) de la République de Guinée. Scripta Botanica Belgica 41: 1-517.

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • in Kew Bull. 21: 419, fig. 1, (1968).

  • Flora of West Tropical Africa

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0