Scleria greigiifolia (Ridl.) C.B.Clarke

First published in D.Oliver & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Trop. Afr. 8: 509 (1902)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Congo to W. Ethiopia and S. Africa, Madagascar. It is a Perennial or rhizomatous geophyte and grows primarly in the Seasonally Dry Tropical biome(s).

Distribution

Native to:

Angola, Central African Repu, Congo, Ethiopia, KwaZulu-Natal, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

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.
  • Hedberg, I., Friis, I. & Persson, E. (2009). Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea 1: 1-305. The National Herbarium, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia & The Department of Systematic Botany, Upps.
  • Hoenselaar, K., Verdcourt, B. & Beentje, H. (2010). Cyperaceae. Flora of Tropical East Africa: 1-466.
  • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Boulvert, Y. (1977). Catalogue de la Flore de Centrafrique 2(2): 1-94. ORSTOM, Bangui.
  • Browning, J. & al. (2020). Flora Zambesiaca 14: 1-455. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Hedberg, I., Friis, I. & Persson, E. (2009). Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea 1: 1-305. The National Herbarium, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia & The Department of Systematic Botany, Upps.
  • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Aug 17, 2006 Richards, H.M. [544], Zambia K000455341 No
Aug 17, 2006 Fries, B.E. [743], Zambia K000455344 holotype No
Aug 17, 2006 Richards, H.M. [565], Zambia K000455340 No
Aug 17, 2006 Lind, E.M. [134], Uganda K000455346 No
Aug 17, 2006 Richards, H.M. [544], Zambia K000455342 No
Aug 17, 2006 Robinson, E.A. [6387], Zambia K000455338 No
Aug 16, 2006 Robinson, E.A. [3403], Zambia K000455318 No
Aug 16, 2006 Vasey-Ftzgerald, D.E.F. [2960], Zambia K000455319 No
Aug 16, 2006 Brummitt, R.K. [11078], Malawi K000455333 No
Aug 16, 2006 Symoens, J.J. [10307], Zambia K000455328 No
Aug 16, 2006 Robinson, E.A. [5531], Zambia K000455320 No
Aug 16, 2006 Richards, H.M. [19528] K000455317 No
Aug 16, 2006 Sanane, M. [742], Zambia K000455327 No
Aug 16, 2006 Angus, A. [2725], Zambia K000455321 No
Aug 16, 2006 Hooper, S. [106], Zambia K000455313 No
Apr 3, 2006 Richards, H.M. [17687], Tanzania K000455354 No
Apr 3, 2006 Gillman, H. [92], Uganda K000455353 No
Nov 18, 1987 Wheeler Harris, R. [129], Uganda K000455345 No
Nov 29, 1974 Rose, F. [10260], Uganda K000455350 No
Jan 1, 1968 Menezes, N.L. de [406], Angola K000455292 No
Apr 16, 1963 Symoens, J.J. [10287], Zambia K000455339 No
Feb 1, 1963 Gossweiler, J. [s.n.], Angola K000455286 No
Feb 1, 1963 Haarer, A.E. [2025], Uganda K000455351 No
Feb 1, 1963 Semsei, S. [2590], Tanzania K000455355 No
Feb 1, 1963 Milne-Redhead, E. [3996], Angola K000455291 No
Feb 1, 1963 Chandler, P. [1335], Uganda K000455349 No
Feb 1, 1963 Lukuesa, M. [100], Congo, DRC K000455301 No
Feb 1, 1963 Milne-Redhead, E. [2696], Zambia K000455329 No
Feb 1, 1963 Huntly, K.D. [181], South Africa K000455274 No
Feb 1, 1963 Chandler, P. [1335], Uganda K000455348 No
Feb 1, 1963 Haarer, A.E. [2025], Uganda K000455352 No
Feb 1, 1963 Richards, H.M. [1786], Zambia K000455315 No
Feb 1, 1963 Milne-Redhead, E. [8468], Tanzania K000455356 No
Feb 1, 1963 s.coll. [s.n.], Congo, DRC K000455309 No
Feb 1, 1963 Gossweiler, J. [2793], Angola K000455290 No
Feb 1, 1963 Richards, H.M. [1786], Zambia K000455314 No
Jan 1, 1963 Gilliland, H.B. [1029], Zimbabwe K000455280 No
Nov 27, 1935 Phillips, E. [3538], Malawi K000455331 No
May 1, 1890 Baron, R. [3331], Madagascar K000455294 No
May 1, 1890 Baron, R. [4102], Madagascar K000455293 No
Edwards, T. [1820], South Africa K000455273 No
s.coll. [4888], Zimbabwe K000455281 No
Colvile, P.A. [41], Zimbabwe K000455283 No
Gossweiler, J. [s.n.], Angola K000455288 No
Liben, L. [2312], Congo, DRC K000455307 No
Liben, L. [2312], Congo, DRC K000455308 No
Renvoize, S.A. [5690], Zambia K000455310 No
Greenway, P.J. [5500], Zambia K000455312 No
Symoens, J.J. [11330], Zambia K000455322 No
Brummitt, R.K. [16106], Malawi K000455334 No
Kornas, J. [s.n.], Zambia K000455337 No
Nawa, M.M. [127], Zambia K000455343 No
Kornas, J. [0781], Zambia K000455336 No
Silva, M. de [3360], Angola K000455289 No
Weber, O. [232], Zimbabwe K000455279 No
Liben, L. [3096], Congo, DRC K000455306 No
Robinson, E.A. [1621], Zambia K000455316 No
Fay, J.M. [3140], Central African Republic K000455297 No
Wellman, J.C. [s.n.], Angola K000455287 No
Lisowski, S. [10640], Congo, DRC K000455302 No
Fay, J.M. [2668], Central African Republic K000455298 No
Cumpere, P. [1534], Congo, DRC K000455299 No
Devred, R. [1901], Congo, DRC K000455303 No
Astle, W.L. [528], Zambia K000455325 No
Symoens, J.J. [11248], Zambia K000455323 No
Rattray, J.M. [63], Zimbabwe K000455284 No
Chiparawasha, O. [349], Zimbabwe K000455277 No
Allen, C.E.F. [461], Zimbabwe K000455282 No
Astle, W.L. [s.n.], Zambia K000455326 No
Boba, Y. [13031], Madagascar K000455295 Yes
Phillips, E. [s.n.], Malawi K000455335 No
Chase, N.C. [6534], Zimbabwe K000455278 No
Bosser [12.395], Madagascar K000455296 No
Tallantire, A.C. [2000], Uganda K000455347 No
Robinson, E.A. [4287], Zambia K000455324 No
Lisowski, S. [418], Congo, DRC K000455304 No
Nyariri, P. [777], Zimbabwe K000455276 No
Robinson, E.A. [2371], Zambia K000455330 No
Hooper, S. [553], Congo, DRC K000455300 No
Corby, H.D.L. [16], Zimbabwe K000455285 No
Strey, R.G. [7251], South Africa K000455275 No
Pawek, J. [1730], Malawi K000455332 No

Sources

  • 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