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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Iran to China.
Erioscirpus comosus

Native to:

Afghanistan, Bangladesh, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, India, Iran, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Tibet, Vietnam, West Himalaya

Erioscirpus Palla appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Bot. Zeitung (Berlin) 54: 151 (1896)

Accepted by

  • Yano, O. & al. (2012). Phylogenetic position of the Himalayan genus Erioscirpus (Cyperaceae) inferred from DNA sequence data Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 170: 1-11.

Not accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. & Simpson, D.A. (2007). World Checklist of Cyperaceae. Sedges: 1-765. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Eriophorum.]
  • Govaerts, R. (2004). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-54382. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Eriophorum.]

Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0