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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Lambdon, P. 2012. Flowering Plants and Ferns of St Helena. Pisces Publications, Newbury, UK.

Lambdon, P.W. & Ellick, S. 2016. Bulbostylis neglecta. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T67374400A67374414. Downloaded on 21 November 2016.

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

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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