Luzula abyssinica Parl.

First published in Fl. Ital. 2: 310 (1857)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Ethiopia to E. & E. Central Tropical Africa. It is a perennial or rhizomatous geophyte and grows primarily in the subalpine or subarctic biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, Zaïre

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Kirschner, J. & al. (2002). Juncaceae. Species Plantarum: Flora of the World 6-8: 1-237, 1-336,1-192. Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Kirschner, J. & al. (2002). Juncaceae. Species Plantarum: Flora of the World 6-8: 1-237, 1-336,1-192. Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Buchen. in A. Engler, Das Pflanzenreich IV, 36: 72 (1906).
  • Hedb., Afroalp. Vasc. Pl.: 62, 264, t. 2/B (1957).
  • Parl., Fl. Ital. 2: 310 (1852).

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 1954 Volkens, G. [1365] Tanzania K000345853 Type Yes
Jan 1, 1954 Schimper [1154] Ethiopia K000345852 Holotype Yes

Sources

  • Angiosperm Extinction Risk Predictions v1

    • Angiosperm Threat Predictions
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  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • Flora of Tropical East Africa
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  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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  • IUCN Categories

    • IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
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  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 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 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0