Taxon: Bolboschoenus maritimus (L.) Palla

 
Genus: Bolboschoenus
Family: Cyperaceae
  Subfamily: Cyperoideae
      Tribe: Fuireneae
Nomen number: 405576
Place of publication: W. D. J. Koch et al., Syn. deut. schweiz. Fl. ed. 3, 3:2531. 1905
Name Verified on: 26-Mar-2003 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 26-Mar-2003
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 7 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Kew Bull 56:260.)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide Kew Bull 56:260.)
  • Weed: (fide Weed CIBA, as Schoenoplectus maritimus)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Africa

    • East Tropical Africa: Kenya; Tanzania
    • Macaronesia: Portugal - Azores, - Madeira Islands; Spain - Canary Islands
    • Northeast Tropical Africa: Ethiopia; Somalia
    • Northern Africa: Algeria; Libya; Morocco; Tunisia
    • Southern Africa: South Africa - Eastern Cape, - Gauteng, - Northern Cape, - Western Cape
    • West Tropical Africa: Mali; Mauritania; Senegal
  • Asia-Temperate

    • Arabian Peninsula: Oman
    • Caucasus: Armenia; Azerbaijan; Georgia; Russian Federation - Dagestan; Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia - Ciscaucasia
    • Middle Asia: Kazakhstan; Kyrgyzstan; Tajikistan; Turkmenistan; Uzbekistan
    • Russian Far East: Russian Federation - Khabarovsk, - Primorye, - Amur, - Kamchatka, - Sakhalin
    • Siberia: Russian Federation-Eastern Siberia - Eastern Siberia; Russian Federation-Western Siberia - Western Siberia
    • Western Asia: Afghanistan; Cyprus; Egypt - Sinai; Iran; Iraq; Israel; Jordan; Lebanon; Syria; Turkey
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: India; Pakistan
    • Indo-China: Indochina; Thailand
  • Europe

    • Eastern Europe: Belarus; Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania; Moldova; Russian Federation-European part - European part; Ukraine
    • Middle Europe: Austria; Belgium; Czech Republic; Germany; Hungary; Netherlands; Poland; Slovakia; Switzerland
    • Northern Europe: Denmark; Finland; Ireland; Norway; Sweden; United Kingdom
    • Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bulgaria; Croatia; Greece; Italy; Montenegro; Romania; Serbia; Slovenia
    • Southwestern Europe: France; Portugal; Spain
  • Northern America

    • Eastern Canada: Canada - New Brunswick, - Nova Scotia, - Ontario, - Prince Edward Island, - Quebec
    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Illinois, - Iowa, - Kansas, - Minnesota, - Missouri, - Nebraska, - North Dakota, - Oklahoma, - South Dakota
    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Connecticut, - Maine, - Massachusetts, - Michigan, - New Hampshire, - New Jersey, - New York, - Rhode Island
    • Northern Mexico: Mexico - Baja Norte, - Sinaloa, - Sonora
    • Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Colorado, - Idaho, - Montana, - Oregon, - Washington, - Wyoming
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States - New Mexico, - Texas
    • Southern Mexico: Mexico - Colima, - Federal District, - Mexico
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - Arizona, - California, - Nevada, - Utah
    • Subarctic America: Canada - Northwest Territory; United States - Alaska
    • Western Canada: Canada - Alberta, - British Columbia, - Manitoba, - Saskatchewan
  • Pacific

    • North-Central Pacific: United States - Hawaii
  • Southern America

    • Northern South America: Suriname
    • Southern South America: Argentina - Mendoza, - Buenos Aires, - Chubut, - Formosa, - Rio Negro, - Tucuman
    • Western South America: Peru

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  • Arnold, T. H. & B. C. De Wet, eds. Plants of southern Africa: names and distribution. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa no. 62. 1993 (Pl SAfr)
  • Boggan, J. et al. Checklist of the plants of the Guianas, ed. 2. 1997 (L Guianas ed2)
  • Browning, J. et al. 1996. Bolboschoenus yagara (Cyperaceae) newly reported for Europe Ann. Bot. Fenn. 33:129-136.
  • CIBA-GEIGY, Basel, Switzerland Documenta CIBA-GEIGY (Grass weeds 1. 1980, 2. 1981; Monocot weeds 3. 1982; Dicot weeds 1. 1988) (Weed CIBA)
  • Davis, P. H., ed. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. 1965-1988 (F Turk)
  • Englert, J. M. et al. USDA-NRCS Improved conservation plant materials released by NRCS and cooperators. 1999- (NRCS Cons Pl Mat)
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  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer)
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  • Ghazanfar, S. A. An annotated catalogue of the vascular plants of Oman. Scripta Botanica Belgica 2. 1992 (L Oman)
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • Hedberg, I. & S. Edwards Flora of Ethiopia. 1989- (and Eritrea. 2000) (F Ethiop)
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  • Simpson, D. A. & C. A. Inglis 2001. Cyperaceae of economic, ethnobotanical and horticultural importance: a checklist Kew Bull. 56:259-260.
  • Smitinand, T. & K. Larsen, eds. Flora of Thailand. 1970- (F Thailand)
  • Thulin, M., ed. Flora of Somalia. 1993- (F Somalia)
  • Townsend, C. C. & E. Guest Flora of Iraq. 1966- (F Iraq)
  • Wagner, W. L. et al. Manual of the flowering plants of Hawai'i. 1990 (F Hawaii)
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