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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.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Economic Importance:

  • Materials: fiber;

Distributional Range:

    Native

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

    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. 1995. Flora of Egypt checklist.
  2. Boulos, L. 1999-. Flora of Egypt
  3. Dyer, R. A. et al., eds. 1963-. Flora of southern Africa.
  4. Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. 2003. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14
  5. Jardin botanique national de Belgique. 1967-. Flore du Congo, du Rwanda et du Burundi (Flore d'Afrique centrale).
  6. Kirschner, J. 2002. Juncaceae 2: Juncus subg. Juncus. Species Plantarum: Flora of the World. 7:16-18.
  7. Meikle, R. D. 1977-1985. Flora of Cyprus.
  8. Pignatti, S. 1982. Flora d'Italia. Note: mentions
  9. Rechinger, K. H., ed. 1963-. Flora iranica.
  10. Snogerup, S. 1993. A revision of Juncus subgen. Juncus (Juncaceae). Willdenowia 23:54-57.
  11. Townsend, C. C. & E. Guest. 1966-. Flora of Iraq.
  12. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964-1980. Flora europaea.
  13. Zohary, M. & N. Feinbrun-Dothan. 1966-. Flora palaestina. Note: nom. ambig., ?= Juncus maritimus Lam.

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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=402120. Accessed 24 July 2019.