Cyperus conglomeratus Rottb.

First published in Descr. Icon. Rar. Pl.: 21 (1773)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is W. Tropical Africa to NW. India and W. Indian Ocean. It is a perennial or rhizomatous geophyte and grows primarly in the subtropical biome(s).

Distribution

Native to:

Afghanistan, Aldabra, Algeria, Burkina, Central African Repu, Chad, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gulf States, India, Iran, Iraq, Kenya, Kuwait, Libya, Madagascar, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Niger, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Seychelles, Sinai, Socotra, Somalia, Sudan, Tunisia, Western Sahara, Yemen

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Audru, J., Cesar, J. & Lebrun, J.-P. (1993). Les Plantes Vasculaires de la République de Djibouti. Flore Illustrée 2(2): 433-968. CIRAD, Départerment d'Elevage et de Médecine vétérinaire, Djibouti.
  • Barry, J. P. & Celles, J.S. (1991). Flore de Mauritanie 2: 360-550. Centre Regional de Documentation Pedagogique, Nice.
  • Dobignard, D. & Chatelain, C. (2010). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 1: 1-455. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
  • Edwards, S., Demissew, S., & Hedberg, I. (eds.) (1997). Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea 6: i-xxviii, 1-586. The National Herbarium, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia & The Department of Systematic Botany, Upps.
  • 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.
  • Guinea, E. (1948). Catálogo razonado de las plantas del Sáhara Español. Anales del Jardin Botanico de Madrid 8: 357-429.
  • Hoenselaar, K., Verdcourt, B. & Beentje, H. (2010). Cyperaceae. Flora of Tropical East Africa: 1-466.
  • Sosef, M.S.M. & al. (2006). Check-list des plantes vasculaires du Gabon. Scripta Botanica Belgica 35: 1-438.
  • Stutz, L.-C. (1982). Herborisation 1981 aux îles Maldives. Candollea 37: 599-631.
  • Väre, H. & Kukkonen, I, (2006). Typification of names in Cyperus section Arenarii (Cyperaceae). Nordic Journal of Botany 24: 279-294.

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Descr. Pl. Nov. Programm. 16 (1772)
  • Descr. et Icon. 21, t. 15 f. 7 (1773)
  • F.T.A. 8: 324, partly
  • F.W.T.A., ed. 1, 2: 482, partly
  • Kük. in Engl., Pflanzenr. Cyper. 272, t. 30. (1936)

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Audru, J., Cesar, J. & Lebrun, J.-P. (1993). Les Plantes Vasculaires de la République de Djibouti. Flore Illustrée 2(2): 433-968. CIRAD, Départerment d'Elevage et de Médecine vétérinaire, Djibouti.
  • Boulos, L. (2005). Flora of Egypt 4: 1-617. Al Hadara Publishing, Cairo.
  • Danin, A. & Fragman- Sapir, O. (2019). Flora of Israel Online http://flora.org.il/en/plants/.
  • Dobignard, D. & Chatelain, C. (2010). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 1: 1-455. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
  • Guinea, E. (1948). Catálogo razonado de las plantas del Sáhara Español. Anales del Jardin Botanico de Madrid 8: 357-429.
  • Sosef, M.S.M. & al. (2006). Check-list des plantes vasculaires du Gabon. Scripta Botanica Belgica 35: 1-438.

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, Vol 4, (1995) Author: by K. A. Lye [updated by M. Thulin 2008]

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Descr. Icon. Rar. Pl.: 21 (1773)
  • F.T.A. 8: 324 (1902)
  • Fl. Eth. 6: 463 (1997).
  • Fl. Somalia 4: 125 (1995)
  • Haines & Lye, Sedges & Rushes E. Afr.: 263, fig. 536 (1983)

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Oct 1, 2001 s.coll. [91], Socotra K000815763 Yes
Peck, E.F. [7], Somalia 24331.000 No
Schimper, W. [810], Yemen K000950350 isotype Yes
Schimper, W. [810], Yemen K000950347 isotype Yes
Schimper, W. [810], Yemen K000950349 isotype Yes
Schimper, W. [810], Yemen K000950348 isotype Yes

Sources

  • Flora of Somalia

    • Flora of Somalia
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  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Flora of West Tropical Africa

    • Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Science Photographs

    • Copyright applied to individual images