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This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Tropical & S. Africa.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Botswana, Cape Provinces, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, Northern Provinces, Swaziland, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Introduced into:

Florida, Norfolk Is., Spain, Texas

Cyperus albostriatus Schrad. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 11, 2016 Harris, T. [116], Mozambique K000545099
May 1, 1892 Drege [2028], South Africa K000362711
May 1, 1892 Wood, J. M. [1088], South Africa K000362710

First published in Anal. Fl. Cap. 1: 7 (1832)

Accepted by

  • Browning, J. & al. (2020). Flora Zambesiaca 14: 1-455. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • 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. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
  • Rosen, D.J. & Carter, R. (2012). Cyperus albostriatus (Cyperaceae) new to North America Journal of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas 6: 299-302.
  • Sánchez Gullón, E. & Verloove, F. (2015). New records of interesting xenophytes in the Iberian Peninsula. V Lazaroa 36: 43-50.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Browning, J. & al. (2020). Flora Zambesiaca 14: 1-455. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Rosen, D.J. & Carter, R. (2012). Cyperus albostriatus (Cyperaceae) new to North America Journal of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas 6: 299-302.
  • Sánchez Gullón, E. & Verloove, F. (2015). New records of interesting xenophytes in the Iberian Peninsula. V Lazaroa 36: 43-50.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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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