The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

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H Carex colchica J.Gay is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Carex (family Cyperaceae).

The record derives from WCSP (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 225591) with original publication details: Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot. II, 10: 303 1838.

Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI:


See "Status", "Confidence level", "Source" for definitions.

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Carex arenaria var. castanea Boott Synonym L WCSP
Carex arenaria var. colchica (J.Gay) Christ Synonym L WCSP
Carex arenaria subsp. colchica (J.Gay) Nyman Synonym L WCSP
Carex arenaria subsp. ligerica (J.Gay) Bonnier & Layens Synonym L WCSP
Carex colchica subsp. ligerica (J.Gay) T.V.Egorova Synonym L WCSP
Carex ligerica J.Gay Synonym H WCSP
Carex ligerica f. capitata Lackow. & Paul Synonym L WCSP
Carex ligerina Boreau Synonym H WCSP
Carex schoenoides Schrank Synonym H WCSP
Carex schreberi subsp. ligerica (J.Gay) Almq. Synonym L WCSP
Vignea colchica (J.Gay) Soják Synonym H WCSP
Vignea ligerica (J.Gay) Soják Synonym H WCSP

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-225591, and has not been changed.