Cyperus bulbosus Vahl

First published in Enum. Pl. Obs. 2: 342 (1805)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Africa to Australia. It is a bulbous geophyte and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Algeria, Angola, Cape Verde, Chad, Cocos (Keeling) Is., Congo, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Ghana, Guinea, India, Iran, Jawa, Kenya, Lesser Sunda Is., Maldives, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Mozambique, New South Wales, Niger, Nigeria, Northern Territory, Oman, Pakistan, Queensland, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Seychelles, Socotra, Somalia, South Australia, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Tanzania, Vietnam, Western Australia, Yemen

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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PAFTOL

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Barry, J. P. & Celles, J.S. (1991). Flore de Mauritanie 2: 360-550. Centre Regional de Documentation Pedagogique, Nice.
  • Boudet, G., Lebrun, J.P. & Demange, R. (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali: 1-465. Etudes d'Elevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux.
  • Boulos, L. (2005). Flora of Egypt 4: 1-617. Al Hadara Publishing, Cairo.
  • 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.
  • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola. Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • 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.
  • Hoenselaar, K., Verdcourt, B. & Beentje, H. (2010). Cyperaceae. Flora of Tropical East Africa: 1-466.
  • Kotiya, A., Solanki, Y. & Reddy, G.V. (2020). Flora of Rajasthan: 1-769. Rajasthan state biodiversity board.
  • Miller, A.G. & Morris, M. (2004). Ethnoflora of Soqotra Archipelago: 1-759. The Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh.
  • Mosti, S., Raffaelli, M. & Tardelli, M. (2012). Contributions to the flora of central-southern Dhofar (Sultanate of Oman). Webbia; Raccolta de Scritti Botanici 67: 65-91.
  • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Berhaut, Fl. Sén. ed. 2, 337 (1967).
  • Cherm. in Arch. Bot. Caen 7, Mém. 4: 12 (1936)
  • Enum. Pl. 2: 342 (1806)
  • F.T.A. 8: 352
  • Kük. in Engl., Pflanzenr. Cyper. 125 (1936)

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Barry, J. P. & Celles, J.S. (1991). Flore de Mauritanie 2: 360-550. Centre Regional de Documentation Pedagogique, Nice.
  • Boudet, G., Lebrun, J.P. & Demange, R. (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali: 1-465. Etudes d'Elevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux.
  • Dobignard, D. & Chatelain, C. (2010). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 1: 1-455. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
  • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola. Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Fosberg, F.R. (1957). The Maldive islands, Indian Ocean. Atoll Research Bulletin 58: 1-37.
  • George, A.S., Orchard, A.E. & Hewson, H.J. (eds.) (1993). Oceanic islands 2. Flora of Australia 50: 1-606. Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra.
  • Kotiya, A., Solanki, Y. & Reddy, G.V. (2020). Flora of Rajasthan: 1-769. Rajasthan state biodiversity board.
  • Miller, A.G. & Morris, M. (2004). Ethnoflora of Soqotra Archipelago: 1-759. The Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh.
  • Mosti, S., Raffaelli, M. & Tardelli, M. (2012). Contributions to the flora of central-southern Dhofar (Sultanate of Oman). Webbia; Raccolta de Scritti Botanici 67: 65-91.
  • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.

Flora of Somalia

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

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • E.P. 4, 20 (101): 125 (1936)
  • Enum. Pl. 2: 342 (1805)
  • F.T.A. 8: 352 (1902)
  • Fl. Eth. 6: 451 (1997).
  • Fl. Somalia 4: 124 (1995)
  • Haines & Lye, Sedges & Rushes E. Afr.: 193, fig. 379 (1983)

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jun 14, 1984 Peter, A. [10647] Kenya K000321419 Isosyntype Yes
Jun 14, 1984 Peter, A. [10352] Kenya K000321420 Isosyntype Yes
Jan 1, 1973 Verdcourt [2755] Kenya K000321422 Type Yes
Jan 1, 1892 F. Mueller [s.n.] Australia K000309457 Unknown Type Material Yes
Jan 1, 1892 Giles [s.n.] Australia K000309458 Syntype Yes
s.coll. [23] Saudi Arabia K002478239 Yes
Trott, A.C. [1272] Saudi Arabia K002478243 Yes
Jennings, E.A. [6] Yemen K002478241 Yes
Bingham, M. [7364] Zambia K003722426 Yes
Kasasian, L. [26] Yemen K002478235 Yes
Radcliffe-Smith, A.; Henchie, S.J. [4747] Yemen K002478246 Yes
McLeish, I. [2270] Oman K002478245 Yes
Menezes, A. [3684] Angola K003722427 Yes
Deflers, M. [471] K002478234 Yes
Fischer, S. [[54]] K002478240 Yes
Collenette, I.S. [8981] Saudi Arabia K002478237 Yes
Collenette, I.S. [8107] Saudi Arabia K002478244 Yes
Trott, A.C. [1274] Saudi Arabia K002478236 Yes
Shabetai [2498] Egypt K002478230 Yes
Menezes, A. [3681] Angola K003722428 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] K002478233 Yes
Trott, A.C. [1265] Saudi Arabia K002478242 Yes
Fiennes, R.T.W. (Capt.) [3] Oman K002478231 Yes
s.coll. [4641] Angola K003722429 Yes
Terry, P.J. [s.n.] Tanzania K000321421 Type Yes
Drummond, J.R. [24,714] India K003066236 Yes
Collenette, I.S. [7173] Saudi Arabia K002478247 Yes
Fischer, S. [54] K002478238 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] K002478232 Yes
Jan 1, 1892 Andrews [21] Australia Cyperus subulatus var. confertus K000950369 Type Yes

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