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

[FTEA]

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

Type
Type: Togo, Kersting 659 (B, holo.)
Note
Kükenthal cites two Peter specimens from Tanzania, which I have not seen.

[FWTA]

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

Morphology General Habit
Stiffly erect perennial to 120 cm. high
Morphology Leaves Leaf sheaths
Purple sheaths
Morphology Leaves
Glaucous leaves
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
1–5 broad, yellow spikelets with hard, boat-shaped spreading glumes
Ecology
Savanna.

Native to:

Burkina, Chad, Congo, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Mali, Nigeria, Togo

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

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 2001 Laegaard, S. [21193], Burkina Faso K000391899
Jan 1, 1971 Batten-Poole, W.H. [395], Nigeria K001322115

First published in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 38: 134 (1906)

Accepted by

  • Brundu, G. & Camarda, I. (2013). The Flora of Chad: a checklist and brief analysis PhytoKeys 23: 1-18.
  • 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.
  • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • in Kew. Bull., Add. Ser. 8: 5 (1908).

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Brundu, G. & Camarda, I. (2013). The Flora of Chad: a checklist and brief analysis PhytoKeys 23: 1-18.
  • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • K.B. add. ser. 8: 5 (1908).

Flora of Tropical East Africa
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

Kew Backbone Distributions
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