Eriocaulon stenophyllum R.E. Fr.

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Eriocaulon stenophyllum

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Shangombo District, Upper Zambezi, Namaenda.

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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.
Derivation of specific name: stenophyllum (Greek): narrow leaf
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Malawi distribution: N
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Phillips, S.M. (2010). Eriocaulaceae Flora Zambesiaca 13(4) Pages 63 - 64.

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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Malawi: Species information: Eriocaulon stenophyllum., retrieved 2 December 2023

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