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This species is accepted, and its native range is Zambia.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[FWTA]

Cyperaceae, Miss S. S. Hooper. Flora of West Tropical Africa 3:2. 1972

Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Dark red-black spikelets in a sessile pseudo-lateral cluster
Ecology
Damp places on mountains to 5,000 ft.
Morphology General Habit
More or less caespitose plants

Native to:

Zambia

Cyperus atrorubidus (Nelmes) Raymond appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
May 1, 1998 Munyenyembe, P. [876], Cameroon K000678218
May 1, 1998 Zapfack, L. [1188], Cameroon K000678219
May 1, 1998 Zapfack, L. [1218], Cameroon K000678220
Jun 1, 2009 Cheek, M. [13560], Cameroon Pycreus atrorubidus K000580058
Milne - Redhead, E. [4565], Zambia Pycreus atrorubidus K000362988 holotype

First published in Naturaliste Canad. 91: 127 (1964)

Not accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. & Simpson, D.A. (2007). World Checklist of Cyperaceae. Sedges: 1-765. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Pycreus atrorubidus.]
  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne. [Cited as Pycreus atrorubidus.]

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Browning, J. & al. (2020). Flora Zambesiaca 14: 1-455. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Flora of West Tropical Africa
Flora of West Tropical Africa
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. 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 2021. 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