Scleria iostephana Nelmes

First published in Kew Bull. 11: 94 (1956)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Tropical Africa. It is a Perennial or bulbous geophyte and grows primarly in the Seasonally Dry Tropical biome(s).

Distribution

Native to:

Benin, Central African Repu, Chad, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Mozambique, Nigeria, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zaïre

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
  • Browning, J. & al. (2020). Flora Zambesiaca 14: 1-455. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Brunel, J.F., Hiepo, P. & Scholz, H. (eds.) (1984). Flore Analytique du Togo Phanérogames: 1-751. GTZ, Eschborn.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Lye, K.A. & Thery, P. (2012). Flore du Gabon 44: 1-230. Muséum National D'Histoire Naturelle, Paris.
  • 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.

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Aké Assi, Contrib. 2: 274 (1964),
  • in Kew Bull. 11: 94 (1956)

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
  • Browning, J. & al. (2020). Flora Zambesiaca 14: 1-455. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Brunel, J.F., Hiepo, P. & Scholz, H. (eds.) (1984). Flore Analytique du Togo Phanérogames: 1-751. GTZ, Eschborn.
  • 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.
  • 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.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • F.W.T.A. ed. 3, 3: 342 (1972)
  • Haines & Lye, Sedges & Rushes E. Afr.: 354, figs 734, 735 (1983).
  • Journ. E. Afr. Nat. Hist. Soc. 24 (109): 28 (1964)
  • K.B. 11: 94 (1956)
  • K.B. 18: 544 (1966)

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Sep 6, 2006 Robinson, E.A. [2366], Zambia K000455496 No
Sep 6, 2006 Robinson, E.A. [2381], Zambia K000455495 No
Sep 4, 2006 Pauwels, L. [1034], Congo, DRC K000455448 No
Sep 1, 2006 Fasseaux [1172], Congo K000455440 No
Sep 1, 2006 Grear, D.E. [121], Congo, DRC K000455439 No
Jan 1, 1984 Bridson, D. [613], Tanzania K000455484 No
Jan 1, 1982 Fay, J.M. [3205], Central African Republic K000455434 No
Aug 1, 1981 Rodgers, W.A. [1252], Tanzania K000455486 No
Nov 1, 1978 Reekmans, M. [5822], Burundi K000455459 No
Nov 1, 1978 Reekmans, M. [5753], Burundi K000455458 No
Nov 17, 1975 Hall, J.B. [484], Côte d'Ivoire K000455461 No
Oct 2, 1975 Hooper, S. [100], Zambia K000455494 No
Nov 29, 1974 Wheeler Harris, R. [73], Uganda K000455476 No
Nov 29, 1974 Wheeler Harris, R. [73], Uganda K000455475 No
Aug 23, 1972 Olorunfemi, J. [55663], Nigeria K000455466 No
Jul 13, 1972 Ward, C.J. [7854], Mozambique K000455488 No
Jul 13, 1972 Ward, C.J. [7911], Mozambique K000455487 No
Jul 11, 1972 Ward, C.J. [7814], Mozambique K000455489 No
Oct 9, 1971 King, D.E.S. [74], Nigeria K000455467 No
Dec 4, 1967 Geerling, C. [1649], Côte d'Ivoire K000455460 No
Jan 1, 1966 Jenik [1154], Ghana K000455463 No
Apr 16, 1965 Robinson, E.A. [6592], Zambia K000455490 No
Jun 10, 1961 Robinson, E.A. [4701], Tanzania K000455482 No
Apr 16, 1959 Richards, H.M. [11243], Zambia K000455501 No
Jan 20, 1959 Evrard, C. [5577], Congo, DRC K000455454 No
Jul 29, 1958 Schmitz [6154], Congo, DRC K000455453 No
Jan 1, 1957 Liben, L. [2191], Congo, DRC K000455455 No
Jan 1, 1957 Liben, L. [2191], Congo, DRC K000455450 No
Dec 1, 1956 Evrard [2079], Congo, DRC K000455452 No
Jun 27, 1956 Robinson, E.A. [1752], Zambia K000455502 No
Jun 27, 1956 Robinson, E.A. [1752], Zambia K000455503 No
Dec 1, 1953 Gérard [s.n.], Congo, DRC K000455449 No
Dec 1, 1953 Gérard [813], Congo, DRC K000455451 No
Jan 1, 1951 Meikle, R.D. [778], Nigeria K000455465 No
Jan 1, 1951 Meikle, R.D. [778], Nigeria K000455464 No
Feb 27, 1948 Deured [97], Congo, DRC K000455447 No
Fay, J.M. [1563], Central African Republic K000455438 No
Giorgi De [1594], Congo, DRC K000455443 No
Fevrier, F. [249], Congo, DRC K000455444 No
Dümmer, R. [2593], Uganda K000455468 No
s.coll. [443], Uganda K000455470 No
Dawkins, H.C. [365], Uganda K000455473 syntype Yes
Dawkins, H.C. [365], Uganda K000455474 syntype Yes
Richards, H.M. [9345], Zambia K000455491 No
Robinson, E.A. [3427], Zambia K000455493 No
Miller, O.O. [4497], Zambia K000455498 No
Gillman, H. [308], Tanzania K000455477 No
Bingham, M.G. [9678], Zambia K000455500 No
Robinson, E.A. [2624], Zambia K000455492 No
Schlieben [1934], Tanzania K000455483 No
Haarer, A.E. [2185], Tanzania K000455479 No
Vanderyst, H. [23475], Congo, DRC K000455445 No
Hancock [1766], Uganda K000455472 No
Hancock [1766], Uganda K000455471 No
s.coll. [746], Tanzania K000455478 No
Letweey, R. [58], Cameroon K000455436 No
Lovett, J. [4637], Tanzania K000455485 No
Gerard, P.H. [813], Congo, DRC K000455456 No
Reed, M. [1364], Burundi K000455457 No
Newbould, J. [1250], Tanzania K000455481 No
Milne-Redhead, E. [4497], Zambia K000455497 No
Mildbraed, G.W.J. [10239], Cameroon K000455435 No
Haarer, A.E. [2185], Tanzania K000455480 No
Lebrun, J.P. [3229], Congo, DRC K000455446 No
Vanderyst, H. [3093], Congo, DRC K000455442 No
Fay, J.M. [1640], Central African Republic K000455437 No
Vanderyst, H. [s.n.], Congo, DRC K000455441 No
Milne-Redhead, E. [3742], Zambia K000455499 No
s.coll. [78], Uganda K000455469 No

Sources

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  • Flora of West Tropical Africa

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  • 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