Eriocaulon selousii S.M.Phillips
  • Kew Bull.


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Eriocaulon selousii S.M.Phillips. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000413738. Accessed on: 14 Aug 2020'

Morphology

Female flowers: sepals oblong with truncate-denticulate tips, laterals lightly keeled, the median similar but slightly narrower; all petals longer than the sepals, narrowly oblanceolate-oblong, eglandular, the median emarginate, laterals bidentate; ovary sessile.

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    Seeds ellipsoid, 0.4 mm. long, brown with white-papillose reticulations.

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    Capitulum depressed-globose, 4–5 mm. diameter, brownish grey to dark grey with a slight sheen, glabrous, the bracts loose and untidy, the flowers visible between; involucral bracts as wide as the capitulum, yellowish grey, scarious, 2.0 mm. long, narrowly obovate, obtuse and sometimes minutely denticulate, reflexing at maturity; floral bracts resembling the involucral but narrower, cuneate-oblanceolate, shallowly incurving, obtuse and minutely denticulate, the inner acute; receptacle villous; flowers trimerous, 1.5–1.7 mm. long, glabrous.

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    Male flowers: sepals connate into a thinly scarious, grey spathe with free tips, the spathe wide open, only the margins inturned, tips truncate-denticulate; petals very small, included within the calyx, eglandular; anthers black.

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    Leaves broadly linear, 1.5–3.5 cm. long, 1–3 mm. wide, fenestrate, subacute.

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    Slender rosulate annual.

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    Scapes up to ± 15, 6–17 cm. high, much taller than the small basal rosette of leaves, 4–5-ribbed; sheaths equalling the leaves.

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     Information From

    Eriocaulaceae
    World Flora Online Data. 2017.
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    Plants Of the World Online Portal - FTEA
    https://www.kew.org/science/who-we-are-and-what-we-do/strategic-outputs-2020/plants-of-the-world-online
    http://www.plantsoftheworldonline.org/terms-and-conditions
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    World Flora Online consortium
    http://www.worldfloraonline.org/organisation/WFO
    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
    • C CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
    International Union for Conservation of Nature
    https://www.iucn.org/
    IUCN 2016. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2016-2
    • D All Rights Reserved
    International Union for Conservation of Nature v.3
    https://www.iucnredlist.org/
    IUCN 2019. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2019-1.
    • E See IUCN Terms and conditions of use http://www.iucnredlist.org/info/terms-of-use