Fuirena pachyrrhiza Ridl.

First published in Trans. Linn. Soc. London, Bot. 2: 161 (1884)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Uganda to S. Africa. It is a perennial or helophyte and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Angola, Botswana, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Malawi, Mozambique, Northern Provinces, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Browning, J. & al. (2020). Flora Zambesiaca 14: 1-455. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Caminho, J., Mutemba, L., Matusse, E., Osborne, J., Wursten, B., Burrows, J., Cianciullo, S., Malatesta, L. & Attorre, F. (2022). An updated checklist of Mozambique’s vascular plants. PhytoKeys 189: 61-80.
  • Hoenselaar, K., Verdcourt, B. & Beentje, H. (2010). Cyperaceae. Flora of Tropical East Africa: 1-466.

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 Fuirena pubescens var. major.]
  • Govaerts, R. (2004). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-54382. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Fuirena pubescens var. major.]

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Browning, J. & al. (2020). Flora Zambesiaca 14: 1-455. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Durand & Schinz, Consp. Fl. Afr. 5: 647 (1895)
  • F.T.A. 8: 464 (1902)
  • Fl. Cap. 7: 262 (1897)
  • J. EA Nat. Hist. Soc. 25 (1) (110): 20 (1965)
  • K.B. 53: 204 (1998).
  • P.O.A. C: 126 (1895)
  • Rendle, Cat. Afr. Pl. Welw. 2: 129 (1899)
  • Strelitzia 2: 106, fig. 39 B &E (1995)
  • Trans. Linn. Soc. London, Bot. 2: 161 (1884)

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 1979 Speke [s.n.], Tanzania K000416813 Yes
Jan 1, 1979 Cameron [s.n.], Tanzania K000416814 Unknown type material Yes
Jan 1, 1979 Buchanan, J. [120], South Africa K000416847 holotype Yes
Bidgood, S. [5404], Tanzania Fuirena pubescens var. major K000190634 No
Bidgood, S. [5962], Tanzania Fuirena pubescens var. major K000468463 No

Sources

  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • Flora of Tropical East 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