Scleria monticola Nelmes ex Napper

This species is accepted, and its native range is Sierra Leone.

[FWTA]

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

Morphology General Habit
Perennial
Vegetative Multiplication Rhizomes
Slender rhizome
Morphology Stem
Slender stems 30–60 cm. high
Morphology Leaves
Leaves 1–2 mm. wide
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Spike 3–5 cm. long with 3–7 glomerules
Ecology
Grassland in rocky places.

Native to:

Sierra Leone

Scleria monticola Nelmes ex Napper appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jaeger, P. [321], Sierra Leone K000363318 holotype Yes

First published in Kew Bull. 25: 444 (1971)

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. 25: 444 (1971).

  • Flora of West Tropical Africa

    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 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/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0