Hypolytrum africanum Nees ex Steud.

This species is accepted, and its native range is W. Tropical Africa.

[FWTA]

Cyperaceae, Miss S. S. Hooper. Flora of West Tropical Africa 3:2. 1972

Diagnostic
Distinguishable from H. senegalense only by the corymbose or paniculate inflorescence and less widely white-margined glumes
Ecology
By streams in forest.

Native to:

Guinea, Liberia, Senegal, Sierra Leone

Hypolytrum africanum Nees ex Steud. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 1967 Scott Elliot, G.F. [4014], Sierra Leone K000244857 syntype Yes
Scott Elliot, G.F. [5050], Sierra Leone K000244863 syntype Yes

First published in Syn. Pl. Glumac. 2: 132 (1855)

Accepted by

  • Berhaut, J. (1988). Flore illustrée du Sénégal 9: 1-522. Gouvernement du Sénégal, Ministère du développement rural direction des eaux et forêta, Dakar.
  • 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.

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Nelmes in Kew Bull. 10: 78 (1955)
  • Syn. Pl. Glum. 2: 132 (1855)

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Berhaut, J. (1988). Flore illustrée du Sénégal 9: 1-522. Gouvernement du Sénégal, Ministère du développement rural direction des eaux et forêta, Dakar.

  • Flora of West Tropical Africa

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
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  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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