African Plant Database

Rhynchospora corymbosa (L.) Britton
Protologue : Trans. New York Acad. Sci. 11: 84 (1892)
Information on the genus : Rhynchospora
Basionym : Scirpus corymbosus L.
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Scirpus corymbosus L.
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Rhynchospora spectabilis Hochst. (1845) (SA = accepted; TA = rejected)
=Rhynchospora macrocarpa Boeckeler
=Rhynchospora corymbosa var. grandspiculosa Kük.
=Rhynchospora aurea Vahl (1806)
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Herb, Helophyte, Cyperoid- Ht 1.5 - 1.8 m. Alt: 1000 m. Distribution: BOT
Biol./Eco : Herb; distribution: Mascarenes, Africa, Asia, Australasia/Pacific, New World,

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Boudet G. & J.P. Lebrun (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali. Etudes et Synthèses IEMVT 16
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:55 (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]: 331
  • Darwiniana 39: 289 (2002).
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