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This species is accepted, and its native range is Tanzania (Kigoma).

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

Type
Type: Tanzania, Kigoma District: Uvinza, Malagarasi stream, Peter 36328 (B, holo., not found)
Vegetative Multiplication Rhizomes
Rhizome short.
Morphology Culms
Culms several, flaccid, 20–30 cm high, compressed with obtuse angles
Morphology Leaves
Leaves with long purplish sheath, without a blade or the uppermost with a short narrow blade
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracts
Involucre bracts 2, longer than the anthela, the lowermost erect as if continuing the culm
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence a simple anthela with 2–4 branches 0–2 cm long, each with 5–10 spikelets.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Spikelets
Spikelets compressed, 12–16 × 2 mm, 14–26-flowered; rachilla straight.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracts Glume
Glumes densely imbricate, straw-brown, ovate, 2 mm long, with a chestnut-brown obtuse apex and a green keel and hyaline margins
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens 2
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Style
Style 2-branched
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Nutlet deep reddish brown, obovoid-oblong, ± 1 mm long, biconvex, obtuse, minutely punctulate.
Ecology
Streamside; 990 m
Distribution
Flora districts: Known only from the type Flora districts: T4

Native to:

Tanzania

Cyperus juncelliformis Peter & Kük. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in H.G.A.Engler (ed.), Pflanzenr., IV, 20(101): 352 (1936)

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): 352 (1936).

Flora of Tropical East Africa
Flora of Tropical East Africa
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Kew Backbone Distributions
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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