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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Tropics.
Mapania cuspidata (Cyperaceae)

Native to:

Andaman Is., Assam, Bangladesh, Bismarck Archipelago, Borneo, Brazil North, Cabinda, Cambodia, Cameroon, Caroline Is., China South-Central, China Southeast, Colombia, Congo, Costa Rica, East Himalaya, Ecuador, Equatorial Guinea, Fiji, French Guiana, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Gulf of Guinea Is., Guyana, Hainan, Honduras, India, Ivory Coast, Jawa, Lesser Sunda Is., Liberia, Malaya, Maluku, Marianas, New Guinea, Nicaragua, Nicobar Is., Nigeria, Northern Territory, Panamá, Peru, Philippines, Queensland, Samoa, Santa Cruz Is., Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Solomon Is., Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Suriname, Thailand, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Zaïre

Mapania Aubl. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Hist. Pl. Guiane 1: 47 (1775)

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.
  • Govaerts, R. (2004). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-54382. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • F.T.A. 8: 489 (1902).
  • Pl. Guin. Franc. 1: 47 t. 17 (1775)

Interactive Key to Seed Plants of Malesia and Indo-China
The Malesian Key Group (2010) Interactive Key to Seed Plants of Malesia and Indo-China (Version 2.0, 28 Jul 2010) The Nationaal Herbarium Nederland Leiden and The Royal Botanic Gardens Kew

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