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This genus is accepted, and its native range is N. South America to Brazil.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Brazil Northeast, Brazil Southeast, French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela

Trilepis Nees appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Edinburgh New Philos. J. 17: 267 (1834)

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.
  • Koyama, T. (2007). The genus Trilepis (Cyperaceae). Materials for a Cyperaceae monograph of the Flora Neotropica. Part III Makinoa, n.s., 6: 15-23.

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