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This species is accepted, and its native range is Tropical Africa, W. Indian Ocean.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[FWTA]

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

Morphology General Habit
Leafy perennial to 150 cm. high
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
An irregular, thrice-branched umbel bearing small clusters of brown spikelets; paler, less clearly apiculate glumes and fewer bracts than the preceding species (Cyperus pseudoleptocladus)
Ecology
Montane forest.

Native to:

Cameroon, Comoros, Gulf of Guinea Is., Kenya, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Nigeria, Réunion, Sierra Leone, Tanzania

Cyperus baronii C.B.Clarke appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Baron, R. [695], Madagascar K000362679 Unknown type material
Sep 1, 2010 Cheek, M. [11774], Cameroon Cyperus mannii K000673394
Nov 1, 2003 Tadjouteu, F. [432], Cameroon Cyperus mannii K000746190
May 1, 2001 Cable, S. [2903], Cameroon Cyperus mannii K000050682
Dec 1, 2000 Pollard, B.J. [372], Cameroon Cyperus mannii K000683576
Dec 1, 2000 Pollard, B.J. [285], Cameroon Cyperus mannii K000683593
Dec 1, 2000 Cheek, M. [9869], Cameroon Cyperus mannii K000683574
Dec 1, 2000 Pollard, B.J. [371], Cameroon Cyperus mannii K000683599
Dec 1, 2000 Pollard, B.J. [260], Cameroon Cyperus mannii K000683594
Dec 1, 2000 Pollard, B.J. [259], Cameroon Cyperus mannii K000683592
Dec 1, 2000 Pollard, B.J. [324], Cameroon Cyperus mannii K000683578
Dec 1, 2000 Cable, S. [2985], Cameroon Cyperus mannii K000673199
Jan 1, 2000 Pollard, B.J. [328], Cameroon Cyperus mannii K000683575
Jan 1, 2000 Pollard, B.J. [327], Cameroon Cyperus mannii K000683577
Nov 1, 1998 Etuge, M. [2331], Cameroon Cyperus mannii K000581110
May 1, 1998 Etuge, M. [3567], Cameroon Cyperus mannii K000673162
May 1, 1998 Zapfack, L. [1118], Cameroon Cyperus mannii K000673153
May 1, 1998 Zapfack, L. [1098], Cameroon Cyperus mannii K000580380
May 1, 1998 Kamundi, D. [609], Cameroon Cyperus mannii K000673170
May 1, 1998 Zapfack, L. [1078], Cameroon Cyperus mannii K000678988
May 1, 1998 Zapfack, L. [1104], Cameroon Cyperus mannii K000673189
May 1, 1998 Cheek, M. [8466], Cameroon Cyperus mannii K000673113
May 1, 1998 Pollard, B.J. [30], Cameroon Cyperus mannii K000581636
May 1, 1998 Etuge, M. [3405], Cameroon Cyperus mannii K000673158
May 1, 1998 Cheek, M. [8683], Cameroon Cyperus mannii K000673161
May 1, 1998 Pollard, B.J. [79], Cameroon Cyperus mannii K000683602

First published in J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 20: 289 (1883)

Accepted by

  • Cabezas, F., Aedo, C. & Velayos, M. (2004). Checklist of the Cyperaceae of Equatorial Guinea (Annobón, Bioko, Río Muni) Belgian Journal of Botany 137: 3-26.
  • Govaerts, R. & Simpson, D.A. (2007). World Checklist of Cyperaceae. Sedges: 1-765. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
  • Hoenselaar, K., Verdcourt, B. & Beentje, H. (2010). Cyperaceae Flora of Tropical East Africa: 1-466.
  • Velayos, M., Aedo, C., Cabezas, F., de la Estrella, M., Barberá, P. & Fero, M. (eds.) (2014). Flora de Guinea Ecuatorial 11: 1-416. Consejo superior de investigaciones científicas, Real jardín botánico, Madrid.

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