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This species is accepted, and its native range is Cape Verde (Boa Vista), Senegal (behind coastal dunes).

[FWTA]

Cyperaceae, Miss S. S. Hooper. Flora of West Tropical Africa 3:2. 1972

Diagnostic
Resembling S. maritimus in its leafy stems and membranous, bifid, aristate glumes but with few broadly ovate spikelets, and lenticular achenes
Ecology
Depressions behind dunes near coast.

Native to:

Cape Verde, Senegal

Bolboschoenus grandispicus (Steud.) Lewej. & Lobin appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Courier Forschungsinst. Senckenberg 52: 267 (1982)

Accepted by

  • Goetghebeur, P. (2008). Personal communication on Cyperaceae 3 University of Ghent, Belgium.

Not accepted by

  • 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 Bolboschoenus maritimus subsp. maritimus.]
  • Govaerts, R. (1996). World Checklist of Seed Plants 2(1, 2): 1-492. MIM, Deurne. [Cited as Bolboschoenus maritimus.]

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