Occurrence record: NSW1003888

Preserved specimen of Cyperus rupicola S.T.Blake | Cliff Sedge recorded on 2018-03-24


Data partner Australia's Virtual Herbarium
Data resource NSW AVH feed
Institution code The Royal Botanic Gardens & Domain Trust
Supplied institution code "NSW"
Collection National Herbarium of New South Wales
Supplied collection code "NSW"
Catalog number NSW1003888
Occurrence ID NSW:NSW:NSW1003888
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations sheet
Collector ["Primary","Secondary","Secondary","Secondary"]
Supplied as "primary | secondary | secondary | secondary"
Record number 616
Reproductive condition fruits
Establishment means {"concept": "Native", "lineage": ["Native"]}
Supplied as native
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Supplied as present
Information withheld Potentially sensitive (Listed in conservation act): locality and coordinates withheld
Disposition in collection
Occurrence remarks Locally rare tall sedge to ~50cm. Scattered plants observed along ledge systems approx. 10m down from cliff top with perhaps >100 individuals along ~200m of cliffline. Seed and vegetative material collected from 1 plant only.


Occurrence date 2018-03-24
Date precision DAY


Higher classification S.T.Blake
Scientific name Cyperus rupicola
Supplied scientific name "Cyperus rupicola S.T.Blake"
Identified to rank species
Common name Cliff Sedge
Kingdom Plantae
Phylum Charophyta
Class Equisetopsida
Order Poales
Family Cyperaceae
Genus Cyperus
Species Cyperus rupicola
Name match metric exactMatch
Scientific name authorship S.T.Blake
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Nomenclatural code ICN
Verbatim taxon rank species


Country Australia
State or Territory New South Wales
Supplied as "Stunted herbfield on damp cliff face. On vertical, S facing cliffs highly exposed to wind and cloud moisture. Plants growing out of mossy deposits on ledge systems on cliff and in small, protected cave on cliff face. With Wahlenbergia sp. Mt Merino, Parsonsia tenuis, Coronidium telfordii, Gaultheria viridicarpa subsp merinoensis, Poa sieberiana, Euphrasia bella. Soils peaty deposits on rhyolite. Potentially threatened by climate change."
County North Coast
Terrestrial false
Elevation 1164 m
Marine false
Country Code AU

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