African Plant Database


Scleria melanomphala Kunth
Family : CYPERACEAE
Protologue : Enum. Pl. (Kunth) 2: 345 (1837) 
Information on the genus : Scleria
 
 
Status
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Scleria centralis Cherm.
=Scleria longigluma Kük.
=Scleria macrantha Boeckeler (1879), non (1858)
=Scleria melanomphala var. macrantha (Boeckeler) C.B. Clarke
=Scleria melanomphala f. oculo-albo C.B. Clarke
 
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Herb, Emergent hydrophyte, Helophyte, Cyperoid- Ht 0.6 - 1.8 m. Alt: 2 - 1040 m. Distribution: BOT, EC, KN, LP, MP, SWZ
Mada.
Biol./Eco : Herb; Subhumid; Anthropic, Forest, Freshwater Wetland, Shrubland; 500-999 m, 1000-1499 m, 1500-1999 m; distribution: Africa.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
  • César J. & C. Chatelain (2019). Flore illustrée du Tchad. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de Genève, Coopération Suisse & Univ. N'Djaména

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Hutchinson, J. & J.M. Dalziel (1972). Flora of West Tropical Africa: Second Edition 3[2]: 340
 
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see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Fgui
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
 
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Record n°36424 modified 2009-09-24
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