1. Family: Cyperaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Isolepis R.Br.
      1. Species: Isolepis cernua (Vahl) Roem. & Schult.
        1. Isolepis cernua var. meruensis (R.W.Haines & Lye) Muasya

        This variety is accepted, and its native range is Tanzania (Mt. Meru).

    [FTEA]

    Cyperaceae, K Hoenselaar, B. Verdcourt & H. Beentje. Hypolytrum, D Simpson. Fuirena, M Muasya. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 2010

    Type
    Type: Tanzania, Arusha District: Meru crater, Njeku gorge, Vesey-FitzGerald 6295 (EA!, holo.; DSM, K!, iso.)
    Ecology
    Alpine seepage and edge of spring; 2100–2800 m
    Distribution
    Range: Endemic to Mt Meru Flora districts: T2

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Tanzania

    Isolepis cernua var. meruensis (R.W.Haines & Lye) Muasya appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Vesey-Fitzgerald, D. [6295], Tanzania K000416536 Unknown type material

    First published in Kew Bull. 57: 299 (2002)

    Accepted by

    • Hoenselaar, K., Verdcourt, B. & Beentje, H. (2010). Cyperaceae Flora of Tropical East Africa: 1-466.
    • Govaerts, R. & Simpson, D.A. (2007). World Checklist of Cyperaceae. Sedges: 1-765. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Govaerts, R. (2004). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-54382. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Literature

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • K.B. 57: 299 (2002).

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
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