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This species is accepted, and its native range is Temp. to Andes.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[FTEA]

Cyperaceae, K Hoenselaar, B. Verdcourt & H. Beentje. Hypolytrum, D Simpson. Fuirena, M Muasya. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 2010

Morphology General Habit
Tufted short-lived perennial.
Vegetative Multiplication Rhizomes
Rhizome whitish, ascending, 1–19 × 0.3–1.5 mm.
Morphology Culms
Culms 1–30 cm tall, 0.2–1 mm diameter, without nodes
Morphology Leaves
Leaves with brown or green sheath 4–30 × 0.3–1.8 mm; blade 1–122 × 0.1–0.7 mm
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence pseudolateral, not proliferating.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracts
Bract 2–22 × 0.2–1.3 mm.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Spikelets
Spikelet 1 (occasionally 2), 1.4–9 × 1–2.4 mm, with 4–27 glumes.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracts Glume
Glumes green or with brown to dark brown patches, 0.8–2.1 × 0.4–1.6 mm, obtuse, midrib green with mucro < 0.1 mm
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens 2–3.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens Anthers
Anthers 0.2–1 mm, crested
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Style
Style trifid
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Nutlets brown, 0.5–1.2 × 0.4–1 mm, tuberculate

[CPLC]

Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

Distribution
Nativa en Colombia; Alt. 3550 - 4100 m.; Andes.
Morphology General Habit
Hierba
Conservation
No Evaluada

Native to:

Albania, Algeria, Antipodean Is., Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Argentina South, Azores, Baleares, Bolivia, Brazil South, British Columbia, California, Canary Is., Cape Provinces, Cape Verde, Chatham Is., Chile Central, Chile North, Chile South, Colombia, Corse, Cyprus, East Aegean Is., Ecuador, Ethiopia, Falkland Is., France, Free State, Great Britain, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Juan Fernández Is., Kermadec Is., Kriti, KwaZulu-Natal, Lebanon-Syria, Lesotho, Libya, Madeira, Mexico Northwest, Morocco, New South Wales, New Zealand North, New Zealand South, Norfolk Is., Northern Provinces, Oregon, Palestine, Peru, Portugal, Queensland, Sardegna, Sicilia, South Australia, Spain, Tanzania, Tasmania, Texas, Tristan da Cunha, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Uruguay, Victoria, Washington, Western Australia, Yugoslavia

Introduced into:

Illinois, Kenya, St.Helena, Zimbabwe

Isolepis cernua (Vahl) Roem. & Schult. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Harvey, W.H. [s.n.], South Africa K000416571
Cayley [s.n.], South Africa K000416572
Drege [s.n.], South Africa K000416573
Burchell [6287], South Africa K000416575
Drege [s.n.], South Africa K000416576
Drege [s.n.], South Africa K000416577
Brazil K000632045
Lewis, R. [MSB-FI49], Falkland Is. K000299334
Bridges, T.C. [s.n.], Chile K001067962
Gibert [986], Chile K001067965
Lechler, W. [722], Chile K001067967
Drege [4375], South Africa K000416574
Cuming, H. [547], Chile K001067964
Ball, J. [s.n.], Chile K001067961
Ball, J. [s.n.], Chile K001067969
s.coll. [s.n.], Chile K001067960
Ball, J. [s.n.], Chile K001067968
Ball, J. [s.n.], Chile K001067970
Lechler, W. [566], Chile K001067972
s.coll. [700], Chile K001067959
s.coll. [s.n.], Chile K001067973
Morong, T. [1260], Chile K001067963
Ball, J. [s.n.], Chile K001067971
Gibert [991], Chile K001067966

First published in Syst. Veg., ed. 15 bis 2: 106 (1817)

Accepted by

  • Bernal, R., Gradstein, R.S. & Celis, M. (eds.) (2016). Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia 1-2: 1-3068. Libro impreso.
  • Broughton, D.A. & McAdam, J.H. (2005). A checklist of the native vascular flora of the Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas): New information on the species present, their ecology, status and distribution Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society 132: 115-148.
  • Browning, J. & al. (2020). Flora Zambesiaca 14: 1-455. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Castroviejo, S. & al. (eds.) (2008). Flora Iberica 18: 1-420. Real Jardín Botánico, CSIC, Madrid.
  • Dobignard, D. & Chatelain, C. (2010). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 1: 1-455. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
  • 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.
  • Hand, R. (ed.) (2015). Supplementary notes to the flora of Cyprus VIII Willdenowia 45: 245-259.
  • Hoenselaar, K., Verdcourt, B. & Beentje, H. (2010). Cyperaceae Flora of Tropical East Africa: 1-466.
  • Jermy, C., Simpson, D., Foley, M. & Porter, M. (2007). Sedges of the British Isles. B.S.B.I. Handbook No. 1, ed. 3: 1-554. Botanical Society of the British Isles, London.
  • Mohlenbrock, R.H. (2014). Vascular Flora of Illinois. A Field Guide, ed. 4: 1-536. Southern Illinois University Press, Carbondale.

Literature

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

  • ColPlantA (2021). "ColPlantA. Facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet; http://www.colplanta.org/"

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Barina, Z. & Pifkó, D. (2008). Additions and amendments to the flora of Albania Willdenowia 38: 455-464.
  • Bernal, R., Gradstein, R.S. & Celis, M. (eds.) (2016). Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia 1-2: 1-3068. Libro impreso.
  • Browning, J. & al. (2020). Flora Zambesiaca 14: 1-455. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Mohlenbrock, R.H. (2014). Vascular Flora of Illinois. A Field Guide, ed. 4: 1-536. Southern Illinois University Press, Carbondale.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Syst. Veg. 2: 106 (1817)

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