1. Family: Cyperaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Carex L.
      1. Carex neochevalieri Kük. ex A.Chev.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is W. & W. Central Tropical Africa.

    [FWTA]

    Cyperaceae, Miss S. S. Hooper. Flora of West Tropical Africa 3:2. 1972

    Habit
    Tufted perennial 60–100 cm. high
    Inflorescences
    Scanty panicles of light brown spikes glabrous or shortly hairy glumes
    Ecology
    Upland forests, rarely below 4,000 ft.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Cameroon, Central African Repu, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Mali, Nigeria, Sierra Leone

    Carex neochevalieri Kük. ex A.Chev. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Dec 1, 2000 Etuge, M. [4600], Cameroon K000678217
    May 1, 1998 Etuge, M. [3594], Cameroon K000678216

    First published in Bull. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat., sér. 2, 3: 467 (1931)

    Accepted by

    • Darbyshire, I., Kordofani, M., Farag, I., Candiga, R. & Pickering, H. (eds.) (2015). The Plants of Sudan and South Sudan: 1-400. Kew publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Jongkind, C. (2014). Fauna & Flora of Liberia, flowering plant species list www.liberianfaunaflora.org.
    • Gehrke, B. (2011). Synopsis of Carex (Cyperaceae) from sub-Saharan Africa and Madagascar Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 166: 51-99.
    • 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.

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • in Bull. Mus. Nat. Hist. Paris sér. 2, 3: 467 (1931).
    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Jongkind, C. (2014). Fauna & Flora of Liberia, flowering plant species list www.liberianfaunaflora.org.

    Sources

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    Flora of West Tropical Africa
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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.

    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/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    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/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0