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

[FTEA]

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

Type
Type: Ethiopia, Simen Mts, Gessgessa, Schimper 992 (B!, holo. or iso.)
Note
Cited by Kükenthal as occurring on the Sabaki R. ( Gregory 102). Specimen not seen.

Native to:

Ethiopia, Yemen

Cyperus fissus Steud. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Feb 1, 1892 Schimper [992], Ethiopia K000321353 isotype
Feb 1, 1892 Schimper [992], Ethiopia K000321354 isotype

First published in Flora 25: 593 (1842)

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.
  • 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.

Literature

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • E.P. 4, 20 (101): 105 (1936).
  • Engl., Hochgebirgsfl.: 140 (1892)
  • F.T.A. 8: 368 (1902)
  • Flora 25: 593 (1842)

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