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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Malesia to Australasia, Hawaiian Islands, Costa Rica to Falkland Islands.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Antipodean Is., Argentina South, Bolivia, Borneo, Chile Central, Chile South, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Falkland Is., Hawaii, Juan Fernández Is., Malaya, New Guinea, New South Wales, New Zealand North, New Zealand South, Panamá, Peru, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Tasmania, Venezuela, Victoria

Oreobolus R.Br. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Prodr. Fl. Nov. Holland.: 235 (1810)

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.

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