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This species is accepted, and its native range is Brazil (Trindade, Fernando de Noronha), Ascension, St. Helena.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Ascension, Brazil Northeast, Brazil Southeast, St.Helena

Cyperus appendiculatus (Brongn.) Kunth appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Gordon, H.J. [78], St. Helena K000212938
Gordon, H.J. [s.n.], St. Helena K000367570
Gordon, H.J. [s.n.], St. Helena K000367569
Gordon, H.J. [9], St. Helena K000367567
Duffey, E.A.G. [303], St. Helena K000367572
Duffey, E.A.G. [293], St. Helena K000367573

First published in Enum. Pl. 2: 81 (1837)

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. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.

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