African Plant Database

Pycreus polystachyos (Rottb.) P. Beauv. var. polystachyos
Information on the genus : Pycreus
Basionym : Cyperus polystachyos Rottb.
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Cyperus polystachyos Rottb. (1773)
 Pycreus polystachyos (Rottb.) P. Beauv. (1816)
 Chlorocyperus polystachys Rikli (1895)
 Pycreus polystachyos (Rottb.) P. Beauv. subsp. polystachyos
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Cyperus boivini Boeckeler (1867)
=Cyperus caespitosus Poir. (1806)
=Pycreus caespitosus (Poir.) C.B. Clarke (1895)
=Pycreus caespitosus var. minor Cherm.
=Cyperus fascicularis Poir. (1789)
=Cyperus sonderi J.A. Schmidt (1852)
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Herb, Helophyte, Cyperoid, Mesophyte- Ht 0.15 - 1.1 m. Alt: 2 - 1250 m. Distribution: BOT, NAM, EC, FS, GA, KN, LP, MP, WC, SWZ

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • DARBYSHIRE, I. KORDOFAMI, M. & AL. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing : 115

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Bothalia 3: 228 (1937).
  • HUTCHINSON, J. & J.M. DALZIEL (1972). Flora of West Tropical Africa: Second Edition 3[2]: 301
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Record n°36226 modified 2007-04-24
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