African Plant Database

Bolboschoenus glaucus (Lam.) S.G. Sm.
Protologue : Novon 5: 101 (1995)
Information on the genus : Bolboschoenus
Basionym : Scirpus glaucus Lam.
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Scirpus glaucus Lam. (1791)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Scirpus maritimus var. glaucus (Lam.) Nees
=Scirpus maritimus auct.
=Scirpus maritimus var. monostachyus E. Mey. (1836)
=Scirpus maritimus var. digynus Godr. (1912)
=Scirpus tuberosus Desf. (1798)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Ecology : The holotype of Scirpus glaucus Lam. (“Senegal, Roussilon s. n. in P-Herb. Lamarck 673 /14”) was not seen by Amini Rad & al. (o.c.). J. Raynal determined this specimen as Scirpus maritimus (Nord. J. Bot. 18: 478, 1998).
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Herb, Emergent hydrophyte, Helophyte, Cyperoid- Ht 0.3 - 1.5 m. Alt: 1 - 1200 m. Distribution: BOT, NAM, FS, KN, LP, NC, NW
Biol./Eco : Emergent Aquatic, Herb; Dry, Subarid; Inselberg/Rock Face, Thicket; 0-499 m; distribution: Africa.

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • BROWNING, J. B. M. (1998). A contribution to the Taxonomy of Bolboschoenus (Cyperaceae) with particular reference to fruit morphology and the African species. Diss. Univ. Natal
  • Fl. Egypt (Boulos) 4: 352 (2005).
  • BOULOS, L. & E. LE FLOC'H (2008). Flore de Tunisie: catalogue synonymique commenté
  • FENNANE, M., M. IBN TATTOU, J. MATHEZ, A. OUYAHYA & J. EL OUALIDI (éd.) (2014). Flore Pratique du Maroc [vol.3] Trav. Inst. Sci. Univ. Mohammed V, Sér. Bot. 3: 472
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Record n°39150 modified 2009-08-05
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