Carex potens

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Carex potens


Taxonavigation: Poales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Cladus: Commelinids
Ordo: Poales

Familia: Cyperaceae
Subfamilia: Cyperoideae
Tribus: Cariceae
Genus: Carex
Species: Carex potens


Carex potens K.A.Ford, Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 179: 35 (2015).


  • Basionym
    • Uncinia riparia var. affinis Colenso ex C.B.Clarke, J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 20: 392 (1883).
  • Homotypic
    • Uncinia affinis (Colenso ex C.B.Clarke) Hamlin, Domin. Mus. Bull. 19: 30 (1959).
  • Heterotypic
    • Uncinia purpurata var. subcaespitosa Kük. in H.G.A.Engler (ed.), Pflanzenr., IV, 38: 61 (1909).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Australasia
    • Regional: New Zealand
      • New Zealand North, New Zealand South

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


Primary references[edit]

Ford, K.A. 2015. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 179: 35.


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