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This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Africa.

Native to:

Cape Provinces, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, Lesotho

Carex killickii Nelmes appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Feb 23, 1910 Galpin, E.E. [5605], South Africa Schoenoxiphium filiforme K000693800 holotype

First published in Kew Bull. 10: 89 (1955)

Accepted by

  • 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. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.

Not accepted by

  • Gehrke, B. (2011). Synopsis of Carex (Cyperaceae) from sub-Saharan Africa and Madagascar Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 166: 51-99. [Cited as Schoenoxiphium filiforme.]

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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