Bulbostylis neglecta (Hemsl.) C.B.Clarke

Neglected tuft sedge



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Fimbristylis neglecta Hemsl.


Conservation Status

Last record: 1806

Rediscovered in ?

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered





Biology & Ecology










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Hemsley, W.B. 1885. St Helena. In: C. Wyville Thomson, Murray, J. (ed.), Report on the scientific results of the voyage of H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-76. Volume 1: Botany, pp. 49-122. H.M. Stationary Office, London.

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R.B.G. Kew & Intern. Inst. Environment and Development (1993). Statyus of the endemic flora and preliminary recovery programmes 3: 1-95.

Vojtek, Ján. (2020). Refining extinction estimations for plants of the UK Overseas Territories (UKOTs). MSc dissertation, Queen Mary, University of London.

Walter, Kerry S. and Gillett, Harriet J. (eds.). (1998). 1997 IUCN Red List of Threatened Plants. Compiled by the World Conservation Monitoring Centre. Gland, Switzerland & Cambridge, UK: IUCN – The World Conservation Union. lxiv + 862 pp.


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