African Plant Database

Ficinia Schrad.
Protologue : Commentat. Soc. Regiae Sci. Gott. ser. 2. Cl. Phys. 7: 143 (1832)
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Ecology : of ± 78 species in tropical-subtropical temperate Africa, with a centre of diversity in the Greater Cape Floristic Region; with 1 species in C Madagascar (F. ciliata Boeckeler) and 1 (F. nodosa (Rottb.) Goetgh.) extending from St Helena through S. Africa

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 3: 185 (1995).
  • Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 4: 600 (1997).

Bibliography other :
  • GARCIA-MADRID A.S., A.M. MUASYA & AL. (2015). Towards resolving phylogenetic relationships in the Ficinia clade and description of the new genus Afroscirpoides (Cyperaceae: Cypereae) Taxon 64(4): 688-702Mo1
  • LEBRUN J.P. & A. STORK (2020). Cyperaceae Trop. Afr. Flow. Plants (Ecol. Distr.) 11: 171
1 Publishing with lectotypification
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Record n°190773 modified 2008-12-27
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