African Plant Database

Kyllinga erecta Schumach. var. erecta
Information on the genus : Kyllinga
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Cyperus erectus (Schumach.) Mattf. & Kük.
 Kyllinga erecta Schumach. (1827)
 Kyllinga erecta Schumach. subsp. erecta
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=*Kyllinga erecta var. intricata C.B. Clarke (1895)
=Cyperus erectus var. aurata (Nees) Kük.
=Kyllinga erecta var. aurata (Nees) Kük.
=Kyllinga aurata Nees (1836)
=Cyperus auratus (Nees) Huygh (2014)
=Cyperus erectus var. pleiocarpus Kük.
=Kyllinga tetragona Nees (1832)
=Kyllinga consanguinea Kunth (1837)
=Cyperus erectus subsp. jubensis (Chiov.) Lye
=Kyllinga jubensis Chiov. (1932)
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Herb, Helophyte, Cyperoid- Ht 0.05 - 0.55 m. Alt: 2 - 2200 m. Distribution: BOT, LES, EC, FS, GA, KN, LP, MP, NW, WC, SWZ

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Boudet G. & J.P. Lebrun (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali. Etudes et Synthèses IEMVT 16
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 12: 91 (1913).
  • Hutchinson, J. & J.M. Dalziel (1972). Flora of West Tropical Africa: Second Edition 3[2]: 307
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Record n°38519
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