African Plant Database

Pycreus pumilus (L.) Nees
Protologue : Linnaea 9: 283 (1834)
Information on the genus : Pycreus
Basionym : Cyperus pumilus L.
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Cyperus pumilus L. (1756)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Pycreus nitens Nees
=Pycreus pumilus subsp. patens (Vahl) Podlech
=Cyperus pumilus var. patens (Vahl) Kük.
=Cyperus patens Vahl (1805)
=Dichostylis patens (Vahl) Palla (1889)
=Pycreus patens (Vahl) Cherm. (1930)
=Cyperus nitens Vahl
=Cyperus pumilus var. muticus (Boeckeler) C.B. Clarke
=Cyperus terminalis Steud. (1821)
=Pycreus nitens C.B. Clarke (1901)
=Cyperus truncatulus Steud. (1842)
=Cyperus nitens var. patens Boeckeler (1867)
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : annual-Herb, Helophyte, Cyperoid- Ht 0.05 - 0.3 m. Alt: ? - 1675 m. Distribution: BOT, NAM, GA, KN, LP, MP, SWZ
Biol./Eco : Herb; distribution: Comoros, Mascarenes, Seychelles, Africa, Asia, Australasia/Pacific,

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]: 302
More info on :
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see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
carte afrique num 36227
Record n°36227
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