Carex lepidocarpa Tausch

First published in Flora 17: 179 (1834)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is E. Canada, Europe to NW. Africa. It is a perennial or rhizomatous geophyte and grows primarily in the temperate biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Albania, Austria, Baltic States, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Central European Rus, Corse, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Kriti, Morocco, Netherlands, New Brunswick, Newfoundland, North European Russi, Northwest European R, Norway, Nova Scotia, Poland, Portugal, Québec, Romania, Sicilia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey-in-Europe, Ukraine, Yugoslavia

Introduced into:

Tasmania

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Castroviejo, S. & al. (eds.) (2008). Flora Iberica 18: 1-420. Real Jardín Botánico, CSIC, Madrid.
  • Jiménez-Mejías, P., Luceño, M. & Martín-Bravo, S. (2014). Species boundries within the southwest Old World populations of Carex flava group (Cyperaceae). Systematic Botany 39: 117-131.
  • Jiménez-Mejías, P., Martín-Bravo, S. & Luceño, M. (2012). Systematics and taxonomy of Carex sect. Ceratocystis (Cyperaceae) in Europe: A molecular and cytogenetic approach. Systematic Botany 37: 382-398.
  • Koopman, J. (2011). Carex Europaea. The Genus Carex L. (Cyperaceae) in Europe 1: 1-726. Margraf publishers,Weikersheim, Germany.
  • Mirek, Z., Piękoś-Mirkowa, H., Zając, A. & Zając, M (2020). Vascular plants of Poland an annotated checklist: 1-526. W. Szafer institute of botany, Polish academy of sciences, Krakow, Poland.
  • Więcław, H. (2014). Carex flava agg. (section Ceratocystis, Cyperaceae) in Poland: taxonomy, morphological variation and soil conditions. Biodiversity: Research and Conservation 33: 3-47.
  • de Salas, MF, Baker, ML (2022). A Census of the Vascular Plants of Tasmania, including Macquarie Island: 1-161. Tasmanian Herbarium, Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Hobart. https://flora.tmag.tas.gov.au/resources/census/.

An alternative taxonomy had been proposed by the following authorities:

  • Dobignard, D. & Chatelain, C. (2010). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 1: 1-455. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève. [Cited as Carex viridula subsp. brachyrhyncha.]
  • Govaerts, R. & Simpson, D.A. (2007). World Checklist of Cyperaceae. Sedges: 1-765. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Carex viridula subsp. brachyrhyncha.]
  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne. [Cited as Carex viridula var. elatior.]

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Barina, Z. & Pifkó, D. (2008). Additions and amendments to the flora of Albania. Willdenowia 38: 455-464.
  • Castroviejo, S. & al. (eds.) (2008). Flora Iberica 18: 1-420. Real Jardín Botánico, CSIC, Madrid.
  • Koopman, J. (2011). Carex Europaea. The Genus Carex L. (Cyperaceae) in Europe 1: 1-726. Margraf publishers,Weikersheim, Germany.
  • Meades, S.J. & Brouillet, L. (2019). Annotated Checklist of the Vascular Plants of Newfoundland and Labrador https://newfoundland-labradorflora.ca/checklist/.
  • de Salas, MF, Baker, ML (2022). A Census of the Vascular Plants of Tasmania, including Macquarie Island: 1-161. Tasmanian Herbarium, Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Hobart. https://flora.tmag.tas.gov.au/resources/census/.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Christenhusz, M.J.M.; Marquez-Corro, J.I.; Larridon, I.; Toral, C.G. [9439] United Kingdom K001527037 Yes
Mackechnie, R. [S.n.] United Kingdom Carex viridula subsp. brachyrrhyncha K002179128 No

Sources

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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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
  • Kew Science Photographs

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