African Plant Database

Isolepis fluitans (L.) R. Br.
Protologue : Prodr. 1: 221 (1810)
Information on the genus : Isolepis
Basionym : Scirpus fluitans L.
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Eleocharis fluitans (L.) Hook. (1830)
 Isolepis fluitans (L.) R. Br. var. fluitans
 Scirpus fluitans L.
 Eleogiton fluitans (L.) Link (1827)
 Dichostylis fluitans (L.) Beauvais ex Rchb. (1830)
 Scirpus fluitans L. var. fluitans
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Isolepis curvula (Nees) Kunth
=Isolepis fascicularis (Nees) Kunth
=Eleogiton fascicularis Nees
=Scirpus fluitans var. fasciciularis (Nees) Boeckeler
=Scirpus fluitans var. fascicularis (Nees) Boeckeler (1869)
=Scirpus ramosus Boeckeler (1874)
=Eleogiton curvulus Nees (1834)
=Scirpus fluitans var. curvula (Nees) C.B. Clarke (1894)
=Isolepis intricata Steud. (1855)
=Isolepis giraudyi Steud. (1855)
=Isolepis curvata Kunth (1854)
=Eleogiton fluitans var. fasciculata Miq. (1856)
=Scirpus fluitans var. terrester G. Mey. ex Kük. (1925)
=Scirpus fluitans var. spadicea C.B. Clarke (1893)
Taxon infra-specific
Isolepis fluitans (L.) R. Br. var. fluitans
Isolepis fluitans var. major Lye
Isolepis fluitans var. nervosa (Hochst. ex A. Rich.) Lye
Ecology and distribution
Biol./Eco : Herb; Subhumid; Freshwater Wetland, Shrubland; 0-499 m, 500-999 m, 1000-1499 m, 1500-1999 m, 2000-2499 m; distribution: Africa. Asia, Australasia/Pacific, Comoros, Europe, Mascarenes,

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

Bibliography other :
  • Kipkoech S. & al. (2020). An annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Aberdare Ranges Forest, a part of Eastern Afromontane Biodiversity Hotspot PhytoKeys 149: 20
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Record n°175597 modified 2013-06-28
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