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This species is accepted, and its native range is Tropical Africa.

[FTEA]

Cyperaceae, K Hoenselaar, B. Verdcourt & H. Beentje. Hypolytrum, D Simpson. Fuirena, M Muasya. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 2010

Type
Type: Cameroon, Bonjongo, Victoria, Buchholz s.n. (B, holo.)
Morphology Culms
Culms 28–49 cm long, 1.1–2.4 mm wide
Morphology Leaves
Leaves 23–31 cm long, 3.2–8 mm wide.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracts Glume
Glumes 1.1–1.4 mm long, 0.6–0.9 mm wide, glabrous.
Ecology
In forest, secondary vegetation, on stream banks and in glades; (0–)1100–2400 m
Conservation
Least Concern (LC) due to its wide distribution
Distribution
Flora districts: U2 U3 U4 K4 K7 T4 Range: Widespread in west and central Africa

Native to:

Angola, Benin, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Gulf of Guinea Is., Ivory Coast, Kenya, Liberia, Nigeria, Senegal, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Cyperus buchholzii Boeckeler appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
May 1, 2001 Etuge, M. [2553], Cameroon Cyperus laxus subsp. buchholzii K000050670
May 1, 2001 Ryan, P. [318], Cameroon Cyperus laxus subsp. buchholzii K000050676
May 1, 2001 Kenfack, D. [264], Cameroon Cyperus laxus subsp. buchholzii K000050675
May 1, 2001 Etuge, M. [4337], Cameroon Cyperus laxus subsp. buchholzii K000050672
May 1, 2001 Pollard, B.J. [84], Cameroon Cyperus laxus subsp. buchholzii K000050673
May 1, 2001 Cable, S. [3697], Cameroon Cyperus laxus subsp. buchholzii K000050680
May 1, 2001 Cable, S. [3468], Cameroon Cyperus laxus subsp. buchholzii K000050681
May 1, 2001 Etuge, M. [2901], Cameroon Cyperus laxus subsp. buchholzii K000050671
May 1, 2001 Etuge, M. [2806], Cameroon Cyperus laxus subsp. buchholzii K000050678
May 1, 2001 Cable, S. [3215], Cameroon Cyperus laxus subsp. buchholzii K000050674
May 1, 2001 Etuge, M. [2517], Cameroon Cyperus laxus subsp. buchholzii K000050679
May 1, 2001 Ryan, P. [329], Cameroon Cyperus laxus subsp. buchholzii K000050677
Dec 1, 2000 Pollard, B.J. [292], Cameroon Cyperus laxus subsp. buchholzii K000673173

First published in Beitr. Cyper. 1: 3 (1888)

Accepted by

  • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.

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 Cyperus laxus subsp. buchholzii.]
  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne. [Cited as Cyperus laxus subsp. buchholzii.]
  • 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. [Cited as Cyperus laxus subsp. buchholzii.]

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
  • Berhaut, J. (1988). Flore illustrée du Sénégal 9: 1-522. Gouvernement du Sénégal, Ministère du développement rural direction des eaux et forêta, Dakar.
  • Browning, J. & al. (2020). Flora Zambesiaca 14: 1-455. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • 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.
  • Darbyshire, I., Kordofani, M., Farag, I., Candiga, R. & Pickering, H. (eds.) (2015). The Plants of Sudan and South Sudan: 1-400. Kew publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Hoenselaar, K., Verdcourt, B. & Beentje, H. (2010). Cyperaceae Flora of Tropical East Africa: 1-466.
  • Sosef, M.S.M. & al. (2006). Check-list des plantes vasculaires du Gabon Scripta Botanica Belgica 35: 1-438.

Flora of Tropical East Africa
Flora of Tropical East Africa
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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