African Plant Database

Pycreus acuticarinatus (Kük.) Cherm.
Information on the genus : Pycreus
Basionym : Cyperus acuticarinatus Kük.
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Cyperus macranthus f. acuticarinatus (Kük.) Kük.
 Cyperus acuticarinatus Kük. (1913)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=*Pycreus angulatus auct. sensu F.W.T.A., non Nees
=Cyperus crustaceus Raymond (1963)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herb growing in tufts from a stout blackish rhizome; leaves basal, numerous, < 3 mm wide, shorter than the flowering stems (30 - c. 60 cm tall); inflorescence a cluster of spikes, each with a few spikelets usually arranged singly along a rhachis which may
Ecology : Swampy grassland in savanna region; humid rice-fields.

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:54 (2012)
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
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