1. Family: Cyperaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Isolepis R.Br.
      1. Isolepis cernua (Vahl) Roem. & Schult.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Temp. to Andes.

    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Tufted short-lived perennial.
    Rhizomes
    Rhizome whitish, ascending, 1–19 × 0.3–1.5 mm.
    Culms
    Culms 1–30 cm tall, 0.2–1 mm diameter, without nodes
    Leaves
    Leaves with brown or green sheath 4–30 × 0.3–1.8 mm; blade 1–122 × 0.1–0.7 mm
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence pseudolateral, not proliferating.
    Bracts
    Bract 2–22 × 0.2–1.3 mm.
    Spikelets
    Spikelet 1 (occasionally 2), 1.4–9 × 1–2.4 mm, with 4–27 glumes.
    Glume
    Glumes green or with brown to dark brown patches, 0.8–2.1 × 0.4–1.6 mm, obtuse, midrib green with mucro < 0.1 mm
    Stamens
    Stamens 2–3.
    Anthers
    Anthers 0.2–1 mm, crested
    Style
    Style trifid
    Fruits
    Nutlets brown, 0.5–1.2 × 0.4–1 mm, tuberculate
    [CPLC]

    Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

    Distribution
    Nativa en Colombia; Alt. 3550 - 4100 m.; Andes.
    Habit
    Hierba
    Conservation
    No Evaluada

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Albania, Algeria, Antipodean Is., Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Argentina South, Azores, Baleares, Bolivia, Brazil South, British Columbia, California, Canary Is., Cape Provinces, Cape Verde, Chatham Is., Chile Central, Chile North, Chile South, Colombia, Corse, Cyprus, East Aegean Is., Ecuador, Ethiopia, Falkland Is., France, Free State, Great Britain, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Juan Fernández Is., Kermadec Is., Kriti, KwaZulu-Natal, Lebanon-Syria, Lesotho, Libya, Madeira, Mexico Northwest, Morocco, New South Wales, New Zealand North, New Zealand South, Norfolk Is., Northern Provinces, Oregon, Palestine, Peru, Portugal, Queensland, Sardegna, Sicilia, South Australia, Spain, Tanzania, Tasmania, Texas, Tristan da Cunha, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Uruguay, Victoria, Washington, Western Australia, Yugoslavia, Zimbabwe

    Introduced into:

    Illinois, St.Helena

    Isolepis cernua (Vahl) Roem. & Schult. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Brazil K000632045
    Ball, J. [s.n.], Chile K001067961
    Ball, J. [s.n.], Chile K001067968
    Ball, J. [s.n.], Chile K001067969
    Ball, J. [s.n.], Chile K001067970
    Ball, J. [s.n.], Chile K001067971
    Burchell [6287], South Africa K000416575
    Lechler, W. [722], Chile K001067967
    Lechler, W. [566], Chile K001067972
    Drege [4375], South Africa K000416574
    Drege [s.n.], South Africa K000416573
    Drege [s.n.], South Africa K000416576
    Drege [s.n.], South Africa K000416577
    Harvey, W.H. [s.n.], South Africa K000416571
    Gibert [986], Chile K001067965
    Gibert [991], Chile K001067966
    Cayley [s.n.], South Africa K000416572
    Morong, T. [1260], Chile K001067963
    Bridges, T.C. [s.n.], Chile K001067962
    Cuming, H. [547], Chile K001067964
    Lewis, R. [MSB-FI49], Falkland Is. K000299334
    s.coll. [700], Chile K001067959
    s.coll. [s.n.], Chile K001067960
    s.coll. [s.n.], Chile K001067973

    First published in Syst. Veg., ed. 15 bis 2: 106 (1817)

    Accepted by

    • Bernal, R., Gradstein, R.S. & Celis, M. (eds.) (2016). Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia 1-2: 1-3068. Libro impreso.
    • Hand, R. (ed.) (2015). Supplementary notes to the flora of Cyprus VIII Willdenowia 45: 245-259.
    • Mohlenbrock, R.H. (2014). Vascular Flora of Illinois. A Field Guide, ed. 4: 1-536. Southern Illinois University Press, Carbondale.
    • Hoenselaar, K., Verdcourt, B. & Beentje, H. (2010). Cyperaceae Flora of Tropical East Africa: 1-466.
    • Dobignard, D. & Chatelain, C. (2010). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 1: 1-455. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
    • Castroviejo, S. & al. (eds.) (2008). Flora Iberica 18: 1-420. Real Jardín Botánico, CSIC, Madrid.
    • Jermy, C., Simpson, D., Foley, M. & Porter, M. (2007). Sedges of the British Isles. B.S.B.I. Handbook No. 1, ed. 3: 1-554. Botanical Society of the British Isles, London.
    • Govaerts, R. & Simpson, D.A. (2007). World Checklist of Cyperaceae. Sedges: 1-765. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Broughton, D.A. & McAdam, J.H. (2005). A checklist of the native vascular flora of the Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas): New information on the species present, their ecology, status and distribution Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society 132: 115-148.
    • Govaerts, R. (2004). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-54382. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Bernal, R., Gradstein, R.S. & Celis, M. (eds.) (2016). Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia 1-2: 1-3068. Libro impreso.
    • Mohlenbrock, R.H. (2014). Vascular Flora of Illinois. A Field Guide, ed. 4: 1-536. Southern Illinois University Press, Carbondale.
    • Barina, Z. & Pifkó, D. (2008). Additions and amendments to the flora of Albania Willdenowia 38: 455-464.
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • Syst. Veg. 2: 106 (1817)

    Sources

    Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia
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    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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