Isolepis prolifera

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Isolepis prolifera


Taxonavigation: Poales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Cyperaceae
Subfamilia: Cyperoideae
Tribus: Cypereae
Genus: Isolepis
Species: Isolepis prolifera


Isolepis prolifera (Rottb.) R.Br., Prodr. Fl. Nov. Holland.: 223 (1810).


  • Basionym
    • Scirpus prolifer Rottb., Descr. Icon. Rar. Pl.: 55 (1773).
  • Heterotypic
    • Cyperus punctatus Lam., Tabl. Encycl. 1: 144 (1791).
    • Cyperus aitonii Spreng., Mant. Prim. Fl. Hal. 1: 29 (1807).
    • Isolepis erythronegma Steud., Syn. Pl. Glumac. 2: 96 (1855).
    • Isolepis globosa Buchanan, Trans. & Proc. New Zealand Inst. 3: 211 (1871).



Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Australasia
      • New South Wales; New Zealand North; New Zealand South; Victoria; Western Australia
  • Continental: Pacific
      • St.Helena; Tristan da Cunha

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


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Vernacular names[edit]

English: proliferating bulrush
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