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Taxon: Isolepis cernua (Vahl) Roem. & Schult.

 
Genus: Isolepis
Family: Cyperaceae
Subfamily: Cyperoideae
Tribe: Cypereae
Nomen number: 409620
Place of publication: Syst. veg. 2:106. 1817
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 26-Mar-2003 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: erosion control (as Scirpus cernuus) ornamental; ornamental

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Portugal, [Azores, Madeira Islands] Spain [Canary Islands]
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria (n.), Libya (n.), Morocco, Tunisia
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Ethiopia
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Lesotho, South Africa

    Antarctic
    • SUBANTARCTIC ISLANDS: Falkland Islands(Malvinas)

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Cyprus, Israel, Lebanon, Syria, Turkey

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia [Tasmania, New South Wales, Queensland (s.e.), South Australia (s.), Victoria, Western Australia (s.)]
    • NEW ZEALAND: New Zealand

    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: Ireland, United Kingdom [Scotland]
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Greece (incl. Crete), Italy (incl. Sardinia, Sicily)
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France (incl. Corsica), Portugal, Spain (incl. Baleares)

    Northern America
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [British Columbia (s.w.)]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Oregon, Washington]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [California]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Baja California (Norte), Baja California Sur]

    Southern America
    • BRAZIL: Brazil (s.?)
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Ecuador, Peru
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, Chile, Uruguay


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized

    Africa
    • MIDDLE ATLANTIC OCEAN: St. Helena


References:

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  3. Botanical Society of the British Isles. BSBI taxon database (on-line resource).
  4. Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi. 1993. Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45 Note: = Scirpus cernuus Vahl
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  6. Euro+Med Editorial Committee. Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource).
  7. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  8. Gordon-Gray, K. D. 1995. Cyperaceae in Natal
  9. Govaerts, R. & D. A. Simpson. 2007. World checklist of Cyperaceae, sedges.
  10. Hansen, A. & P. Sunding. 1993. Flora of Macaronesia: checklist of vascular plants, ed. 4. Sommerfeltia vol. 17. Note: = Scirpus cernuus Vahl
  11. Hickman, J. C., ed. 1993. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California Note: = Scirpus cernuus Vahl
  12. Hitchcock, C. L. et al. 1955-1969. Vascular plants of the Pacific Northwest. Note: = Scirpus cernuus Vahl
  13. Hnatiuk, R. J. 1990. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11.
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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=409620. Accessed 9 December 2019.