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This species is accepted, and its native range is SE. Tibet to New Guinea.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Assam, Bangladesh, Borneo, Cambodia, Hainan, Jawa, Malaya, New Guinea, Philippines, Sulawesi, Thailand, Tibet, Vietnam

Cyperus babakan Steud. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1967 Kerr, A.F.G. [13099], Thailand K000467057
Jan 1, 1967 Kerr, A.F.G. [13601], Thailand K000467058
Jan 1, 1961 Kerr, A.F.G. [9287], Thailand K000467056
Sep 1, 1953 Zollinger, H. [693], Jawa K000290891 Unknown type material
Sep 1, 1953 Zollinger, H. [693], Jawa K000950358
Kerr, A.F.G. [1925], Thailand K000467054
Kerr, A.F.G. [7294], Thailand K000467053
Kerr, A.F.G. [15983], Thailand K000467055
Niyomdham, C. [1909], Thailand K000467059

First published in Syn. Pl. Glumac. 2: 6 (1854)

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.
  • Mostaph, M.K. & Uddin, S.B. (2013). Dictionary of plant names of Bangladesh, Vasc. Pl.: 1-434. Janokalyan Prokashani, Chittagong, Bangladesh.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2010). Flora of China 23: 1-515. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Mostaph, M.K. & Uddin, S.B. (2013). Dictionary of plant names of Bangladesh, Vasc. Pl.: 1-434. Janokalyan Prokashani, Chittagong, Bangladesh.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2010). Flora of China 23: 1-515. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

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