Scleria richardsiae E.A.Rob.

First published in Kirkia 3: 9 (1962)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is SW. Tanzania to Zambia. It is a Perennial or rhizomatous geophyte and grows primarly in the Seasonally Dry Tropical biome(s).

Distribution

Native to:

Malawi, Tanzania, Zambia

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.
  • Hoenselaar, K., Verdcourt, B. & Beentje, H. (2010). Cyperaceae. Flora of Tropical East Africa: 1-466.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Haines & Lye, Sedges & Rushes E. Afr.: 338, fig. 695 (1983).
  • Journ. E. Afr. Nat. Hist. Soc. 24 (109): 31 (1964)
  • K.B. 18: 515, fig. 7 (1966)
  • Kirkia 3: 9 (1962)

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Robinson, E.A. [4473], Zambia K000363382 holotype Yes
Robinson, E.A. [4473], Zambia K000363383 holotype Yes
Robinson, E.A. [4473], Zambia K000363381 isotype Yes
Robinson, E.A. [4473], Zambia K000363384 holotype 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