Scleria woodii C.B.Clarke

First published in W.H.Harvey & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Cap. 7: 295 (1898)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Tropical & S. Africa. It is a Perennial or rhizomatous geophyte and grows primarly in the Seasonally Dry Tropical biome(s).

Distribution

Native to:

Angola, Botswana, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Provinces, Central African Repu, Congo, Ethiopia, Free State, Ghana, KwaZulu-Natal, Nigeria, Northern Provinces, Rwanda, Sudan, 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.
  • Edwards, S., Demissew, S., & Hedberg, I. (eds.) (1997). Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea 6: i-xxviii, 1-586. The National Herbarium, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia & The Department of Systematic Botany, Upps.
  • 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.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Browning, J. & al. (2020). Flora Zambesiaca 14: 1-455. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Edwards, S., Demissew, S., & Hedberg, I. (eds.) (1997). Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea 6: i-xxviii, 1-586. The National Herbarium, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia & The Department of Systematic Botany, Upps.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Cat. Afr. Pl. Welw. 2: 133 (1899)
  • F.T.A. 8: 501 (1902)
  • Fl. Cap. 7: 295 (1898)
  • Fl. Eth. 6: 495 (1997).
  • Gordon-Gray, Strelitzia 2: 186 (1995)
  • Haines & Lye, Sedges & Rushes E. Afr.: 336 (1983)
  • Journ. E. Afr. Nat. Hist. Soc. 24 (109): 31 (1964)
  • K.B. 10: 428 (1955)
  • K.B. 18: 512 (1966)
  • K.B. 25: 443 (1971)

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jun 1, 1890 Wood, J. M. [3994], South Africa K000363510 Unknown type material Yes

Sources

  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • Flora of Tropical East Africa
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  • 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 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