1. Family: Juncaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Luzula DC.
      1. Luzula campestris (L.) DC.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Europe to NW. Africa.

    [FTEA]

    Juncaceae, Susan Carter. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1966

    Habit
    Tufted perennial up to 60 cm. high; stolons sometimes present.
    Cataphylls
    Cataphylls present.
    Leaves
    Leaves up to 30 cm. long and 6 mm. wide; basal leaves with blunt hardened tips; cauline leaves with acute tips, or blunt and hardened; margins hairy.
    Peduncles
    Peduncle leafy.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence taller than the leaves, compound, branched; flowers in capitula; lower bracts leaf-like, margins hairy; upper bracts scarious, usually not much laciniate; each flower subtended by a bract and 2 bracteoles.
    Perianth
    Perianth-segments lanceolate, 2–3 mm. long, pale buff to blackish-purple.
    Stamens
    Stamens 6.
    Fruits
    Capsule ± ovoid, mucronate.
    Seeds
    Seeds 1.2–2.5 mm. long, tailed.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Albania, Algeria, Austria, Baltic States, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Central European Rus, Corse, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, Finland, France, Føroyar, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Morocco, Netherlands, North European Russi, Northwest European R, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Sardegna, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey-in-Europe, Ukraine, Yugoslavia

    Introduced into:

    Azores, Falkland Is., Kerguelen, Madeira, Masachusettes, New South Wales, New Zealand North, New Zealand South, Newfoundland, Tasmania, Victoria

    Luzula campestris (L.) DC. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Cope, T.A. [RBG 39], United Kingdom K000914491
    Colenso, J.W. [1068], New Zealand K000307567 isotype
    Colenso, J.W. [1068], New Zealand K000307566 lectotype
    Faurie, U. J. [2512], Japan K000906895
    s.coll. [2582], Japan K000906896
    s.coll. [2730], Japan K000906897
    s.coll. [4102], Japan K000906898

    First published in J.B.A.M.de Lamarck & A.P.de Candolle, Fl. Franç., ed. 3, 3: 161 (1805)

    Accepted by

    • Mostaph, M.K. & Uddin, S.B. (2013). Dictionary of plant names of Bangladesh, Vasc. Pl.: 1-434. Janokalyan Prokashani, Chittagong, Bangladesh.
    • Dobignard, D. & Chatelain, C. (2010). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 1: 1-455. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
    • Castroviejo, S. & al. (eds.) (2010). Flora Iberica 17: 1-298. Real Jardín Botánico, CSIC, Madrid.
    • Frenot, Y., Chown, S.L., Whinam, J., Selkirk, P.M., Convey, P., Skotnicki, M. & Bergstrom,D.M. (2005). Biological invasions in the Antarctic: extent, impacts and implications Biological Reviews of the Cambridge Philosophical Society 80: 45-72.
    • Kirschner, J. & al. (2002). Juncaceae Species Plantarum: Flora of the World 6-8: 1-237, 1-336,1-192. Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra.

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • Fl. Fr., ed. 3, 3: 161 (1805).
    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: 83 (1906).
    • DC., Fl. Fr. 3: 161 (1805).

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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