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On the identity of Cyperus permacer (Cyperaceae) in West Africa

Journal Contribution - Journal Article

Cyperus permacer sensu C.B. Clarke is not the same as C. permacer sensu Hooper in Flora of West Tropical Africa. A thorough study of herbarium specimens proved the latter to be a mere variety of C. tenuiculmis Boeckeler. The taxonomic identity of C. permacer itself is also unclear, the holotype being a poor specimen. It possibly is only a depauperate form of C. dilatatus Schumach.
Journal: Adansonia. 3e Série
ISSN: 1280-8571
Volume: 42
Pages: 249-254
Number of pages: 6
Publication year:2020