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

Native to:

Assam, Bangladesh, Cambodia, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, Hainan, India, Korea, Lesser Sunda Is., Nepal, Philippines, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Thailand, Tibet, Vietnam, West Himalaya

Extinct in:

Japan

Cyperus diaphanus Schrad. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Kerr, A.F.G. [19577], Thailand Pycreus diaphanus K000595109
Kerr, A.F.G. [19577], Thailand Pycreus diaphanus K000595110
Floto, F. [7565], Thailand Pycreus diaphanus K000595111
Chantaranothai, P. [90/153], Thailand Pycreus diaphanus K000595112
Wallich, N. [s.n.], Nepal Pycreus diaphanus K000592582 Unknown type material
Smitinand, T. [5953], Thailand Pycreus diaphanus K000595108
Chantaranothai, P. [90/234], Thailand Pycreus diaphanus K000595113

First published in J.A.Schultes, Mant. 2: 477 (1824)

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

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

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

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

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