African Plant Database

Pycreus nitidus (Lam.) J. Raynal
Protologue : Kew Bull. 23: 314 (1969)
Information on the genus : Pycreus
Basionym : Cyperus nitidus Lam.
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Cyperus nitidus Lam.
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Pycreus umbrosus C.B. Clarke (1895)
=Pycreus lanceus (Thunb.) Turrill
=Cyperus lanceus Thunb. (1794)
=Pycreus umbrosus Nees (1835)
=Pycreus lanceus var. melanopus (Boeckeler) Troupin
=Cyperus lanceus var. melanopus Boeckeler
=Cyperus fulvus Ridl. (1884)
=Pycreus umbrosus Clark (1895)
=*Cyperus lanceus C.B. Clarke (1883)
=Cyperus brunneoater Boeckeler (1884)
=Pycreus antisirabensis Cherm. (1919)
=Pycreus antisirabensis var. densior Cherm. (1925)
=Cyperus lanceus var. divaricatus Kük. (1913)
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Herb, Sudd hydrophyte, Helophyte, Cyperoid- Ht 0.2 - 0.5 m. Alt: 5 - 2120 m. Distribution: BOT, EC, FS, GA, KN, LP, MP, NW, WC
Biol./Eco : Herb; distribution: Africa.

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

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Hutchinson, J. & J.M. Dalziel (1972). Flora of West Tropical Africa: Second Edition 3[2]: 300
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
carte afrique num 36220
Record n°36220
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