Fuirena pubescens (Poir.) Kunth

First published in Enum. Pl. 2: 182 (1837)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Africa, Medit. to NW. India. It is a perennial or rhizomatous geophyte and grows primarily in the subtropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Afghanistan, Algeria, Angola, Botswana, Cape Provinces, Chad, Corse, Cyprus, East Aegean Is., Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Free State, India, Iran, Italy, Kenya, Kriti, KwaZulu-Natal, Lebanon-Syria, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Northern Provinces, Pakistan, Palestine, Portugal, Rwanda, Spain, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Tunisia, Turkey, Uganda, West Himalaya, Yemen, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Amini Rad, M., Poormirzaii, A. & Saber Amoli, S. (2008). Fuirena pubescens (Cyperaceae), first report of the genus for Iran. Iranian Journal of Botany 14: 108-109.
  • Boulos, L. (2005). Flora of Egypt 4: 1-617. Al Hadara Publishing, Cairo.
  • Browning, J. & al. (2020). Flora Zambesiaca 14: 1-455. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Castroviejo, S. & al. (eds.) (2008). Flora Iberica 18: 1-420. Real Jardín Botánico, CSIC, Madrid.
  • 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.
  • 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. (2004). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-54382. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Hoenselaar, K., Verdcourt, B. & Beentje, H. (2010). Cyperaceae. Flora of Tropical East Africa: 1-466.
  • Lisowski, S. (2009). Flore (Angiospermes) de la République de Guinée. Scripta Botanica Belgica 41: 1-517.
  • Retief, E. & Meyer, N.L. (2017). Plants of the Free State inventory and identification guide. Strelitzia 38: 1-1236. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Amini Rad, M., Poormirzaii, A. & Saber Amoli, S. (2008). Fuirena pubescens (Cyperaceae), first report of the genus for Iran. Iranian Journal of Botany 14: 108-109.
  • Browning, J. & al. (2020). Flora Zambesiaca 14: 1-455. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Retief, E. & Meyer, N.L. (2017). Plants of the Free State inventory and identification guide. Strelitzia 38: 1-1236. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • A. Rich., Tent. Fl. Abyss. 2: 497 (1850)
  • Durand & Schinz, Consp. Fl. Afr. 5: 648 (1895)
  • Engl., Hochgeb. Trop Afr.: 146 (1894)
  • Enum. Pl. 2: 182 (1837)
  • F.T.A. 8: 463 (1902)
  • Fl. Cap. 7: 261 (1897)
  • Flora 62: 566 (1879)
  • J. EA Nat. Hist. Soc. 25 (1) (110): 20 (1965)
  • K.B. 53: 193 (1998).
  • Linnaea 37: 104 (1874)
  • P.O.A. C: 126 (1895)
  • Rendle, Cat. Afr. Pl. Welw. 2: 128 (1899)
  • Strelitzia 2: 101, fig. 39cF & 40 (1995)

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 1979 Buchanan, J. [1435b], Malawi K000416825 Yes
Jan 1, 1979 Buchanan, J. [s.n.], Malawi K000416826 Unknown type material Yes
Jun 1, 1888 Gouan [148] K000416804 Yes

Sources

  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

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  • 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
  • Plants and People Africa

    • Common Names from Plants and People Africa http://www.plantsandpeopleafrica.com/
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