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This genus is accepted, and its native range is S. Tropical America.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Brazil North, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela

Exochogyne C.B.Clarke appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Verh. Bot. Vereins Prov. Brandenburg 47: 101 (1905)

Accepted by

  • (2021). https://www.mapress.com/j/pt/article/view/phytotaxa.483.3.2/42772 epublication.

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

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