Scleria greigiifolia

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Scleria greigiifolia
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Cyperaceae
Genus: Scleria
Species: S. greigiifolia
Binomial name
Scleria greigiifolia
(Ridl.) C.B.Clarke[2]
  • Acriulus greigiifolius Ridl.
  • Acriulus madagascariensis Ridl.
  • Acriulus titan C.B.Clarke
  • Scleria acriulus C.B.Clarke
  • Scleria friesii Kük.

Scleria greigiifolia is a plant in the family Cyperaceae. It grows as a perennial herb.[1]

Distribution and habitat[edit]

Scleria greigiifolia grows naturally in central to southern Africa and Madagascar. Its habitat is dambos, bogs, wet places near streams and lakes, and seasonally flooded grasslands. It has been recorded at altitudes from 500 metres (1,600 ft) to 1,800 metres (6,000 ft).[1]


  1. ^ a b c Thacker, H.; Juffe Bignoli, D. (2013). "Scleria griegifolia". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species Version 2014.1. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 22 June 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "Scleria greigiifolia (Ridl.) C.B.Clarke". The Plant List. Retrieved 22 June 2014.