African Plant Database

Carex lycurus K. Schum.
Protologue : Abhandl. Preuss. Akad. Wiss. 1894: 58 (1894)
Information on the genus : Carex
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Carex conferta var. lycurus (K. Schum.) Lye
 Carex lycurus K. Schum. subsp. lycurus
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Carex robinsonii Podlech (1961)
Taxon infra-specific
Carex lycurus K. Schum. subsp. lycurus
Carex lycurus subsp. scabrida (Kük.) Verdc.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Ecology : Open upland grassland in moist places,along streams.
  • Gehrke, B. (2011). Synopsis of Carex (Cyperaceae) from sub-Saharan Africa and Madagascar. Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 166(1): 64
  • Kipkoech S. & al. (2020). An annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Aberdare Ranges Forest, a part of Eastern Afromontane Biodiversity Hotspot PhytoKeys 149: 19
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