Carex austroalpina Bech.

First published in Candollea 8: 12 (1939)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Central Pyrenees, SW. & S. Alps. It is a perennial or rhizomatous geophyte and grows primarily in the temperate biome.

Distribution

Native to:

France, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, Yugoslavia

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Castroviejo, S. & al. (eds.) (2008). Flora Iberica 18: 1-420. Real Jardín Botánico, CSIC, Madrid.
  • Koopman, J. (2011). Carex Europaea. The Genus Carex L. (Cyperaceae) in Europe 1: 1-726. Margraf publishers,Weikersheim, Germany.
  • Surina, B. (2004). Carex austroalpina Becherer, a new southeastern-alpine species for the flora of Slovenia, and Viola pyrenaica Ramond ex DC., second record for the flora of the Julian Alps. Annales, Series Historia Naturalis 14: 231-236.

An alternative taxonomy had been proposed by the following authorities:

  • Govaerts, R. & Simpson, D.A. (2007). World Checklist of Cyperaceae. Sedges: 1-765. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Carex ferruginea subsp. australpina.]
  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne. [Cited as Carex ferruginea subsp. australpina.]

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Castroviejo, S. & al. (eds.) (2008). Flora Iberica 18: 1-420. Real Jardín Botánico, CSIC, Madrid.
  • Surina, B. (2004). Carex austroalpina Becherer, a new southeastern-alpine species for the flora of Slovenia, and Viola pyrenaica Ramond ex DC., second record for the flora of the Julian Alps. Annales, Series Historia Naturalis 14: 231-236.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Sources

  • Angiosperm Extinction Risk Predictions v1

    • Angiosperm Threat Predictions
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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 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 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 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0