Scleria dregeana Kunth

First published in Enum. Pl. 2: 354 (1837)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Tanzania to S. Africa. It is a Perennial or rhizomatous geophyte and grows primarly in the Seasonally Dry Tropical biome(s).

Distribution

Native to:

Angola, Botswana, Cape Provinces, KwaZulu-Natal, Lesotho, Malawi, Northern Provinces, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

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

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Cat. Afr. Pl. Welw. 2: 133 (1899)
  • Durand & Schinz, Consp. Fl. Afr. 5: 670 (1895)
  • Enum. Pl. 2: 354 (1837)
  • F.T.A. 8: 499 (1902)
  • Fl. Cap. 7: 295 (1898)
  • Haines & Lye, Sedges and Rushes E. Afr.: 336, figs. 690, 691 (1983)
  • Journ. E. Afr. Nat. Hist. Soc. 24 (109): 32 (1964)
  • K.B. 10: 426 (1955)
  • K.B. 18: 510 (1966)
  • Linnaea 38: 443 (1874)
  • P.O.A. C: 128 (1895)
  • Strelizia 2: 183, figs. 81A–C, 82G, J (1995).
  • Trans. Linn. Soc. ser. 2, Bot. 2: 167 (1884)

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jul 1, 1890 Buchanan, J. [36], Malawi K000363393 Yes
Jun 1, 1890 Drege [s.n.], South Africa K000363513 Yes
Jun 1, 1890 Drege [s.n.], South Africa K000363514 Yes
Bidgood, S. [5393], Tanzania K000190623 No
Bidgood, S. [5630], Tanzania K000468794 No
Flanagan, H.G. [1260], South Africa K000363515 Yes
Jun 1, 1890 Drege [s.n.], South Africa Scleria holcoides K000363512 Yes
Jun 1, 1890 Drege [s.n.], South Africa Scleria holcoides K000363511 Yes

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
  • Plants and People Africa

    • Common Names from Plants and People Africa http://www.plantsandpeopleafrica.com/
    • © Plants and People Africa http://www.plantsandpeopleafrica.com http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/