African Plant Database

Kyllinga brevifolia Rottb.
Protologue : Descr. Icon. Rar. Pl. 13 (t. 4, fig. 3) (1773)
Information on the genus : Kyllinga
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for NA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Cyperus brevifolius (Rottb.) Hassk.
 Kyllinga brevifolia Rottb. subsp. brevifolia
 Kyllinga brevifolia Rottb. var. brevifolia
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Cyperus brevifolius subsp. intricatus (Cherm.) Lye
=Cyperus erectus var. intricatus (Cherm.) Kük.
=*Kyllinga erecta var. intricata C.B. Clarke (1895)
=Kyllinga intricata Cherm. (1919)
=Kyllinga brevifolia subsp. intricata (Cherm.) Lye (1981)
=*Kyllinga brevifolia subsp. intricata (Cherm.) J.-P. Lebrun & Stork (1995)
=Schoenus coloratus L.
=Kyllinga colorata (L.) Druce
=Kyllinga erecta var. intricata (Cherm.) Kük. (1936)
=Kyllinga cruciformis Schrad. ex Schult. (1824)
=Kyllinga brevifolia var. cruciformis (Schrad. ex Schult.) Cherm. (1919)
Taxon infra-specific
Kyllinga brevifolia Rottb. subsp. brevifolia
Kyllinga brevifolia var. lurida (Kük.) Beentje (2010)
Kyllinga brevifolia Rottb. var. brevifolia
Ecology and distribution
Biol./Eco : Herb; distribution: Comoros, Mascarenes, Seychelles, Africa, New World,

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • HANSEN, A. & P. SUNDING (1993). Flora of Macaronesia. Checklist of vascular plants. 4. revised edition Sommerfeltia 17: 1-295
  • List Fungi, Fl. Fau. Madeira Selv. Arch. : 207 (2008).

Bibliography other :
  • Webbia 67(1): 97 (2012).
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The Euro-Mediterranean Plant Base
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under Fgui
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
carte afrique num 168754
Record n°168754
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