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This genus is accepted, and its native range is S. China, Indo-China to New Caledonia and New Zealand.
Lepidosperma gladiatum Labill.

Native to:

Borneo, Chatham Is., China Southeast, Hainan, Malaya, New Caledonia, New Guinea, New South Wales, New Zealand North, New Zealand South, Northern Territory, Queensland, South Australia, Sumatera, Tasmania, Victoria, Vietnam, Western Australia

Lepidosperma Labill. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Christenhusz, M. J. M., Fay, M., Chas [6344], Australia K000696228

First published in Nov. Holl. Pl. 1: 14 (1804)

Accepted by

  • Barrett, R.L. & Wilson, K.L. (2012). A review of the genus Lepidosperma Labill. (Cyperaceae: Schoeneae) Australian Systematic Botany 25: 225-294.
  • Govaerts, R. & Simpson, D.A. (2007). World Checklist of Cyperaceae. Sedges: 1-765. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Govaerts, R. (2004). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-54382. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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