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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

Morphology General Habit
Stoutly rhizomatous plant
Diagnostic
Distinguished from H. africanum by the wide leaves and mottled appearance of the flowering spikes
Ecology
Damp places in high forest.

Native to:

Ghana, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Sierra Leone

Hypolytrum poecilolepis Nelmes appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Kew Bull. 10: 77 (1955)

Accepted by

  • 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

  • in Kew Bull. 10: 77 (1955).

Flora of West Tropical Africa
Flora of West Tropical Africa
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Kew Backbone Distributions
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0