Eriocaulon deightonii Meikle
  • Kew Bull. 22: 143 (1968) 

Notes: Distribution: W. Trop. Africa, W. Zambia

General Description

Scapes very numerous; leaves numerous, narrow, subulate; capitula subglobose, about 4 mm. diam.; involucral bracts inconspicuous.


S. L.: Mapotolon (Sept.) Adames 245! Rokon (Oct.) Jordan 574! Manye (Sept.) Jordan 533! Njala (Sept.) Deighton 2795! Bonthe (Oct.) Adames 88!

Guin.: Friguiagbé (Oct.) Chillou 726! Pita (Oct.) Pitot!


in Kew Bull. 22: 143 (1968).

Distribution Map

  • Native distribution
Found in
  • Africa South Tropical Africa Zambia
  • West Tropical Africa Guinea
  • Ivory Coast
  • Sierra Leone


  • 1 Timberlake, J.R. & Martins, E.S. (eds.) (2010). Flora Zambesiaca 13(4): 1-151. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • 2 Govaerts, R. (2001). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS E-F: 1-50919.
  • 3 R.d. Meikle (1968) Eriocaulaceae. Flora of West Tropical Africa 3 (1)

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Flora of West Tropical Africa
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WCS higher taxonomy
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