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Taxon: Juncus rigidus Desf.

 
Genus: Juncus
Family: Juncaceae
Nomen number: 402120
Place of publication: Fl. atlant. 1:312. 1798
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 05-May-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 16-Mar-2000
Species priority site is: Arctic and Subarctic Plant Gene Bank (PALM)
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Economic Importance:

  • Materials: fiber; fiber

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Chad, Somalia, Sudan, Yemen [Socotra]
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Zaire
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Mali, Niger, Senegal
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Angola, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa, [Cape Province, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, Transvaal] Swaziland

    Asia-Temperate
    • ARABIAN PENINSULA: Kuwait, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Yemen
    • WESTERN ASIA: Afghanistan, Cyprus, Egypt, [Sinai] Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Turkey
    • MIDDLE ASIA: Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Pakistan

    Europe
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Italy (incl. Sardinia, Sicily (extirpated?))


References:

  1. Boulos, L. Flora of Egypt. 1999- (F Egypt)
  2. Boulos, L. Flora of Egypt checklist. (L Egypt)
  3. Dyer, R. A. et al., eds. Flora of southern Africa. (F SAfr)
  4. Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14. 2003 (Pl SAfr ed2)
  5. Jardin botanique national de Belgique Flore du Congo, du Rwanda et du Burundi (Flore d'Afrique centrale). (F Afr Centr)
  6. Kirschner, J. 2002. Juncaceae 2: Juncus subg. Juncus (Species Plant) 7:16-18.
  7. Meikle, R. D. Flora of Cyprus. (F Cyprus)
  8. Pignatti, S. Flora d'Italia. (F Ital)
  9. Rechinger, K. H., ed. Flora iranica. (F Iran)
  10. Snogerup, S. 1993. A revision of Juncus subgen. Juncus (Juncaceae) (Willdenowia) 23:54-57.
  11. Townsend, C. C. & E. Guest Flora of Iraq. (F Iraq)
  12. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)
  13. Zohary, M. & N. Feinbrun-Dothan Flora palaestina. (F Palest)

Check other web resources for Juncus rigidus Desf. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • On-line Flora of Zimbabwe:
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=402120. Accessed 22 November 2018.