Fuirena umbellata Rottb.

First published in Descr. Icon. Rar. Pl.: 70 (1773)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Tropics & Subtropics. It is a helophyte and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome. It is used as animal food and a medicine, has environmental uses and for food.

Distribution

Native to:

Angola, Argentina Northeast, Assam, Bangladesh, Belize, Benin, Bolivia, Borneo, Botswana, Brazil North, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Burkina, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Caroline Is., Central African Repu, Chad, China South-Central, China Southeast, Colombia, Congo, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, East Himalaya, Ecuador, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Florida, French Guiana, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Gulf of Guinea Is., Guyana, Hainan, Haiti, Honduras, India, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Jawa, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Laos, Leeward Is., Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaya, Mali, Marianas, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Mozambique, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, New Guinea, Nicaragua, Nicobar Is., Niger, Nigeria, Northern Territory, Pakistan, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Queensland, Réunion, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Suriname, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Tibet, Togo, Trinidad-Tobago, Uganda, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Vietnam, West Himalaya, Western Australia, Windward Is., Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2005). Monocotyledons and Gymnosperms of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. Contributions from the United States National Herbarium 52: 1-415.
  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies. Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
  • Barry, J. P. & Celles, J.S. (1991). Flore de Mauritanie 2: 360-550. Centre Regional de Documentation Pedagogique, Nice.
  • Browning, J. & al. (2020). Flora Zambesiaca 14: 1-455. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Cabezas, F., Aedo, C. & Velayos, M. (2004). Checklist of the Cyperaceae of Equatorial Guinea (Annobón, Bioko, Río Muni). Belgian Journal of Botany 137: 3-26.
  • Catarino, L., Martins, E.S., Diniz, M.A. & Pinto-Basto, M.F. (2006). Check-list da flora vascular do parque natural das Lagos de Cufada (Guiné-Bissau). Garcia de Orta, Série de Botânica 17: 97-141.
  • 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.
  • Espejo Serna, A. & López-Ferrari, A.R. (1997). Las Monocotiledóneas Mexicanas una Sinopsis Florística 5: 1-98. Consejo Nacional de la Flora de México, México D.F.
  • Franck, A.R., Anderson, L.C., Burkhalter, J.R. & Dickman, S. (2016). Additions to the flora of Florida, U.S.A. (2010-2015). Journal of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas 10: 175-190.
  • 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.
  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
  • Idárraga-Piedrahita, A., Ortiz, R.D.C., Callejas Posada, R. & Merello, M. (eds.) (2011). Flora de Antioquia: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares 2: 1-939. Universidad de Antioquia, Medellín.
  • Lejoy, J., Ndjele, M.-B. & Geerinck, D. (2010). Catalogue-flore des plantes vasculaires des districts de Kisangani et de la Tshopo (RD Congo). Taxonomania. Revue de Taxonomie et de Nomenclature Botaniques 30: 1-307.
  • Lye, K.A. & Thery, P. (2012). Flore du Gabon 44: 1-230. Muséum National D'Histoire Naturelle, Paris.
  • Marais, W. & Araujo, A.C. (2018). Flore des Mascareignes 202: 1-99. IRD Éditions, MSIRI, RBG-Kew, Paris.
  • Middleton, D.J. & al. (eds.) (2019). Flora of Singapore 7: 1-525. Singapore Botanic Gardens.
  • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
  • Pandey, R.P. & Dilwakar, P.G. (2008). An integrated check-list flora of Andaman and Nicobar islands, India. Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 32: 403-500.
  • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.
  • Sosef, M.S.M. & al. (2006). Check-list des plantes vasculaires du Gabon. Scripta Botanica Belgica 35: 1-438.
  • Velayos, M., Aedo, C., Cabezas, F., de la Estrella, M., Barberá, P. & Fero, M. (eds.) (2014). Flora de Guinea Ecuatorial 11: 1-416. Consejo superior de investigaciones científicas, Real jardín botánico, Madrid.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2010). Flora of China 23: 1-515. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
  • de Moura Júnior, E.G. & al. (2015). Updated checklist of aquatic macrophytes from Northern Brazil. Acta Amazonica 45: 111-132.

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

  • Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Berhaut, Fl. Sén. ed. 2, 359 (1967).
  • Descr. et Ic. Pl. 70, t. 19, f. 3 (1773)
  • F.T.A. 8: 466

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies. Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • Browning, J. & al. (2020). Flora Zambesiaca 14: 1-455. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Cabezas, F., Aedo, C. & Velayos, M. (2004). Checklist of the Cyperaceae of Equatorial Guinea (Annobón, Bioko, Río Muni). Belgian Journal of Botany 137: 3-26.
  • 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.
  • Franck, A.R., Anderson, L.C., Burkhalter, J.R. & Dickman, S. (2016). Additions to the flora of Florida, U.S.A. (2010-2015). Journal of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas 10: 175-190.
  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
  • Pandey, R.P. & Dilwakar, P.G. (2008). An integrated check-list flora of Andaman and Nicobar islands, India. Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 32: 403-500.
  • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.
  • Sosef, M.S.M. & al. (2006). Check-list des plantes vasculaires du Gabon. Scripta Botanica Belgica 35: 1-438.
  • Walker, E.H. (1976). Flora of Okinawa and the southern Ryukyu islands: 1-1159. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington D.C., U.S.A.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2010). Flora of China 23: 1-515. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Cat. Afr. Pl. Welw. 2: 129 1899)
  • Descr. Icon. Rar. Pl. 70 t. 19 f. 3 (1773)
  • Durand & Schinz, Consp. Fl. Afr. 5: 648 (1895)
  • F.T.A. 8: 467 (1902)
  • F.W.T.A. 3: 325 (1972)
  • Fl. Eth. 6: 396, fig. 212.8 (1997).
  • Flora 62: 566 (1879)
  • Forbes, Rev. Fuirena: 122, 123 (1980)
  • Haines & Lye, Sedges & Rushes E.Afr.: 49, fig. 55, 56 (1983)
  • J. EA Nat. Hist. Soc. 25 (1) (110): 21, fig. 15 (1965)
  • Kunth, Enum. Pl. 2: 185 (1837)
  • Linnaea 37: 110 (1872)
  • Niger Fl.: 553 (1849)
  • P.O.A. C: 126 (1895)
  • Peters, Reise Mossamb. Bot.: 545 (1861)
  • Strelitzia 2: 104, fig. 41 BD (1995)
  • Trans. Linn. Soc. 29: 168 (1875)

Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

  • Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R., & Celis, M. (eds.). (2020). Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia. v1.1. Universidad Nacional de Colombia. Dataset/Checklist. https://doi.org/10.15472/7avdhn
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  • Diazgranados et al. (2021). Catalogue of plants of Colombia. Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia project. In prep.
  • Diazgranados, M., Allkin, B., Black N., Cámara-Leret, R., Canteiro C., Carretero J., Eastwood R., Hargreaves S., Hudson A., Milliken W., Nesbitt, M., Ondo, I., Patmore, K., Pironon, S., Turner, R., Ulian, T. (2020). World Checklist of Useful Plant Species. Produced by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Knowledge Network for Biocomplexity.
  • FPI (2021). Food Plants International. https://fms.cmsvr.com/fmi/webd/Food_Plants_World?homeurl=https://foodplantsinternational.com/plants/
  • GBIF.org (2021). GBIF species matching tool. https://www.gbif.org/tools/species-lookup
  • IUCN (2021). The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2021-2. https://www.iucnredlist.org.
  • Instituto de Investigación de Recursos Biológicos Alexander von Humboldt (2019). Lista de especies vedadas por la resolución 213 de 1977. 8256 especies. http://i2d.humboldt.org.co/ceiba/resource.do?r=le_plantaspriorizadas_2019
  • Medicinal Plant Names Services (MPNS) v.10 (2021); http://mpns.kew.org/
  • PROTA (2021). Plants Resources of Tropical Africa. https://prota4u.org/database/
  • Willis, K.J. (ed.) (2017). State of the World’s Plants 2017. Report. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jul 1, 2001 Pollard, B.J. [242], Cameroon K000107973 No
May 1, 2001 Cheek, M. [9137], Cameroon K000050705 No
Feb 1, 1992 Carvalho, A.M. [3183], Bahia K000189106 Yes
Feb 1, 1985 Noblick, L.R. [2672], Bahia K000189116 Yes
Feb 1, 1984 Carvalho, A.M. [1518], Bahia K000189105 Yes
Oct 1, 1982 Hage, J.L. [834], Bahia K000189103 Yes
Oct 1, 1982 Hage, J.L. [1126], Bahia K000189102 Yes
Sep 1, 1982 Lewis, G.P. [803], Bahia K000189114 Yes
Oct 1, 1981 Mattos Silva, L.A. [887], Bahia K000189100 Yes
Jan 1, 1981 Harley, R.M. [21950], Bahia K000189115 Yes
Jan 1, 1981 Harley, R.M. [21640], Bahia K000189112 Yes
Jan 1, 1980 Falcao, J.I.A. [886], Pernambuco K000189117 Yes
Jan 1, 1979 Mauritius K000416834 Unknown type material Yes
Jan 1, 1979 Boivin [s.n.], Madagascar K000416835 Unknown type material Yes
Jan 1, 1979 Mori, S.A. [10433], Bahia K000189104 Yes
Jan 1, 1979 Mori, S.A. [10169], Bahia K000189099 Yes
Jan 1, 1979 Mori, S.A. [10221], Bahia K000189098 Yes
Jan 1, 1979 Santos, T.S. [3271], Bahia K000189097 Yes
Jan 1, 1979 Mori, S.A. [9672], Bahia K000189101 Yes
Sep 1, 1978 Harley, R.M. [17531], Bahia K000189110 Yes
Jul 1, 1978 Harley, R.M. [16933], Bahia K000189113 Yes
Jul 1, 1978 Harley, R.M. [16920], Bahia K000189111 Yes
Nov 1, 1968 Beusekom, C.F. van [1205], Thailand K000498870 No
Jan 1, 1967 Chevalier, A. [251], Mali K000416806 syntype Yes
Mar 22, 1962 Smitinand, T. [6871], Thailand K000498857 No
Jan 1, 1961 Kerr, A.F.G. [13788], Thailand K000498856 No
Jan 1, 1961 Put [1952], Thailand K000498867 No
Jan 1, 1961 Put [3093], Thailand K000498868 No
Jul 7, 1898 Wright, C. [3778], Cuba K000632419 Yes
Jun 1, 1888 ?Salzmann, P. [s.n.], Bahia K000189109 Yes
Jun 1, 1888 Gardner, G. [1209], Pernambuco K000189108 Yes
Jun 1, 1888 Gardner, G. [1209], Pernambuco K000189107 Yes
Kerr, A.F.G. [16594], Thailand K000498860 No
Niyomdham, C. et al [1029], Thailand K000498873 No
Niyomdham, C. [1593], Thailand K000498875 No
Chantaranothai, P. [90/264], Thailand K000498876 No
Tagawa, M. [2208], Thailand K000498858 No
Bruce, H. [3542], Bangladesh K001057122 Yes
Kerr, A.F.G. [1924], Thailand K000498863 No
Larsen, K. [34062], Thailand K000498872 No
Niyomdham, C. et al [934], Thailand K000498874 No
Kerr, A.F.G. [1179], Thailand K000498866 No
Haniff [3990], Thailand K000498862 No
Hansen, B. [11879], Thailand K000498869 No
Chantaranothai, P. [1234], Thailand K000498864 No
Harley, R.M. [14073], Bahia K000189118 Yes
Chantaranothai, P. [981], Thailand K000498865 No
Shimizu, T. [T11300], Thailand K000498871 No
Marcon, A.B. [129], Pernambuco K000189120 Yes
Walker, G.W. [s.n.], Sri Lanka K001057121 Yes
Put [1593], Thailand K000498859 No
Sales Melo, M.R.C. [85], Pernambuco K000189119 Yes
Kerr, A.F.G. [8008], Thailand K000498861 No

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