Fuirena welwitschii Ridl.

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

Distribution

Native to:

Angola, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • 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. buchananii.]
  • 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. buchananii.]

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Browning, J. & al. (2020). Flora Zambesiaca 14: 1-455. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Hoenselaar, K., Verdcourt, B. & Beentje, H. (2010). Cyperaceae. Flora of Tropical East Africa: 1-466.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Durand & Schinz, Consp. Fl. Afr. 5: 649 (1895)
  • F.T.A. 8: 463 (1902)
  • K.B. 53: 195 (1998).
  • Rendle, Cat. Afr. Pl. Welw. 2: 128 (1899)
  • Trans. Linn. Soc. London ser. 2, Bot. 2: 161 (1884)
  • Trans. Linn. Soc. ser. 2, Bot. 4: 54 (1894)

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Sources

  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/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