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This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Africa, Tropical & Subtropical Asia to N. & E. Australia.

Native to:

Borneo, Cambodia, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, India, Malaya, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, New South Wales, Northern Provinces, Northern Territory, Queensland, Sri Lanka, Sumatera, Thailand, Vietnam, Western Australia

Cyperus castaneus Willd. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jun 1, 1994 Smitinand, T. [6081], Thailand K000467628
Jun 1, 1994 Chantaranothai, P. [90/400], Thailand K000467629
Simpson, D.A. [1687], Thailand K000467630

First published in Sp. Pl., ed. 4, 1: 278 (1797)

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.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2010). Flora of China 23: 1-515. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

Not accepted by

  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela. [Cited as Cyperus cuspidatus.]

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Chou, S., Chhnang, P. & Kim, Y. (2016). A Checklist for the Seed Plants of Cambodia: 1-272. National Institute of Biological Resources, Korea.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2010). Flora of China 23: 1-515. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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