African Plant Database

Fuirena umbellata Rottb.
Protologue : Descr. Icon. Rar. Pl. 70. t. 19. (1773)
Information on the genus : Fuirena
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Scirpus fuirena T. Koyama
=Fuirena oedipus C.B. Clarke (1906)
=Fuirena multiflora Peter (1928)
=Fuirena glomerata Lam. (1791) (1791) type only
=Fuirena hildebrandtii Boeckeler
=Fuirena mahouxii Cherm.
=Fuirena seriata C.B. Clarke (1907)
=Fuirena pentagona K. Schum. (1827)
=*Fuirena glomerata Bojer (1837)
=Fuirena thouarsiana Kunth (1837)
=Fuirena mauritiana Nees (1834)
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Herb, Helophyte, Cyperoid- Ht 0.4 - 1.5 m. Alt: 5 - 1280 m. Distribution: BOT, NAM, KN
Biol./Eco : Herb; Dry, Humid, Subarid; Freshwater Wetland, Shrubland; 0-499 m, 1000-1499 m; distribution: Mascarenes, Africa, Asia, Australasia/Pacific, New World,

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Peyre de Fabrègues B. & J. P. Lebrun (1976). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Niger. Maison Alfort
  • Boudet G. & J.P. Lebrun (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali. Etudes et Synthèses IEMVT 16
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:51 (2012)
  • 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]: 325

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • OZENDA, P. (1983). Flore et végétation du Sahara. Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Paris.
  • HAINES, R. W. & K. A. LYE (1983). The sedges and rushes of East africa
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