African Plant Database

Mariscus squarrosus (L.) C.B. Clarke
Protologue : Fl. Brit. Ind. 6(19): 623 (1893)
Information on the genus : Mariscus
Basionym : Cyperus squarrosus L.
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Cyperus squarrosus L. (1756)
 Monandrus squarrosus (L.) Vorster
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Monandrus squarrosus subsp. ovamvoensis (L.) Vorster
=Mariscus aristatus (Rottb.) Cherm.
=*Cyperus aristatus Rottb.
=Cyperus aristatus var. semiglobosus Kük.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Hutchinson, J. & J.M. Dalziel (1972). Flora of West Tropical Africa: Second Edition 3[2]: 294
  • Sedges & Rushes E. Afr. : 253 (1983).
  • Ethnobotany of the Kwanyama Ovambos : 71 (1985).
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
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Record n°36887 modified 2007-04-24
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