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This species is accepted, and its native range is Mexico, Caribbean, NE. Colombia, Guianas, SE. Brazil.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[CPLC]

Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

Distribution
Nativa en Colombia; Alt. 600 m.; Llanura del Caribe.
Morphology General Habit
Hierba
Conservation
No Evaluada

Native to:

Brazil Southeast, Colombia, Cuba, Dominican Republic, French Guiana, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Leeward Is., Mexico Central, Suriname, Venezuela, Windward Is.

Introduced into:

Tuamotu, Tubuai Is.

Cyperus ferax Rich. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Aug 1, 1891 Hayes, S. [427], Panama Cyperus flexuosus K000632111 lectotype

First published in Actes Soc. Hist. Nat. Paris 1: 106 (1792)

Accepted by

  • (2019). https://bioone.org/journals/Harvard-Papers-in-Botany/volume-24/issue-2/hpib.v24iss2.2019.n18/Nomenclatural-Notes-on-Cyperus-odoratus-and-Related-Species-Cyperaceae/10.3100/hpib.v24iss2.2019.n18.full epublication.
  • Hallé, N. (1980). Les Orchidees de Tubuai (archipel des Australes, Sud Polynesie), suivies d'un catalogue des plantes a fleurs et fougeres des iles Australes Cahiers de l'Indo-Pacifique 2(3): 69-130.

Not accepted by

  • Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2002). Flora of North America North of Mexico 23: 1-608. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford. [Cited as Cyperus odoratus.]
  • 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 odoratus subsp. odoratus.]
  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne. [Cited as Cyperus odoratus.]
  • 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 odoratus subsp. odoratus.]
  • Middleton, D.J. & al. (eds.) (2019). Flora of Singapore 7: 1-525. Singapore Botanic Gardens. [Cited as Cyperus odoratus.]
  • Verloove, F. (2014). A conspectus of Cyperus s.l. (Cyperaceae) in Europe (incl. Azores, Madeira and Canary islands), with emphasis on non-native naturalised species Webbia; Raccolta de Scritti Botanici 69: 179-223. [Cited as Cyperus odoratus subsp. odoratus.]

Literature

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

  • ColPlantA (2021). "ColPlantA. Facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet; http://www.colplanta.org/"

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • (2019). https://bioone.org/journals/Harvard-Papers-in-Botany/volume-24/issue-2/hpib.v24iss2.2019.n18/Nomenclatural-Notes-on-Cyperus-odoratus-and-Related-Species-Cyperaceae/10.3100/hpib.v24iss2.2019.n18.full epublication.
  • Bernal, R., Gradstein, R.S. & Celis, M. (eds.) (2016). Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia 1-2: 1-3068. Libro impreso.
  • Hallé, N. (1980). Les Orchidees de Tubuai (archipel des Australes, Sud Polynesie), suivies d'un catalogue des plantes a fleurs et fougeres des iles Australes Cahiers de l'Indo-Pacifique 2(3): 69-130.
  • St. John, H. (1988). Census of the Flora of the Gambier islands, Polynesia Pacific Plant Studies 43: 1-34.

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew K000632111

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