Scientific Name
Schoenoplectus leucanthus (Boeck.) J.Raynal
Higher Classification
Schoenoplectiella leucantha (Boeck.) Lye, Scirpus leucanthus Boeck., Scirpus supinus in sense of other authors var. leucosperma C.B.Clarke, not of L. (misapplied name), Scirpus supinus in sense of other authors, not of L. (misapplied name)
National Status
Status and Criteria
Least Concern
Assessment Date
F. Cholo & W. Foden
Not endemic to South Africa
Provincial distribution
Free State, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, Northern Cape
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Schoenoplectus leucanthus (Boeck.) J.RaynalLeast Concern Raimondo et al. (2009)

Cook, C.D.K. 2004. Aquatic and wetland plants of southern Africa. Backhuys Publishers, Leiden, The Netherlands.

Goldblatt, P. and Manning, J.C. 2000. Cape Plants: A conspectus of the Cape Flora of South Africa. Strelitzia 9. National Botanical Institute, Cape Town.

Raimondo, D., von Staden, L., Foden, W., Victor, J.E., Helme, N.A., Turner, R.C., Kamundi, D.A. and Manyama, P.A. 2009. Red List of South African Plants. Strelitzia 25. South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria.

Sieben, E.J.J. 2009. The status and distribution of vascular plants (Magnoliophyta, Lycophyta, Pteridophyta). In: W.R.T. Darwall, K.G. Smith, D. Tweddle and P. Skelton (eds.), The status and distribution of freshwater biodiversity in southern Africa (pp. 83-98), IUCN and SAIAB, Gland, Switzerland and Grahamstown, South Africa.

Cholo, F. & Foden, W. 2006. Schoenoplectus leucanthus (Boeck.) J.Raynal. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2022/05/22

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