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This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Tropical Africa.

[FTEA]

Cyperaceae, K Hoenselaar, B. Verdcourt & H. Beentje. Hypolytrum, D Simpson. Fuirena, M Muasya. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 2010

Type
Types: Angola, Pungo Andongo, Welwitsch 6916 & Miege R., Welwitsch 6917 (BM, syn.)
Note
C.B. Clarke and Kük. in E.P. 4, 20 (101): 245 (1936) record this species from Kenya, Kilifi District: Rabai Hills, near Mombasa, Taylor s.n. I (HB) have not seen this specimen.

Native to:

Angola, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Cyperus cancellatus Ridl. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Trans. Linn. Soc. London, Bot. 2: 131 (1884)

Accepted by

  • Browning, J. & al. (2020). Flora Zambesiaca 14: 1-455. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

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 Cyperus haspan.]
  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne. [Cited as Cyperus haspan.]

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Browning, J. & al. (2020). Flora Zambesiaca 14: 1-455. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • F.T.A. 8: 327 (1902).
  • Trans. Linn. Soc. ser. 2, Bot. 2: 131 (1883)

Flora of Tropical East Africa
Flora of Tropical East Africa
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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/
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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