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This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Europe to Japan, S. Africa to E. Australia.
Cyperus flavidus

Native to:

Afghanistan, Algeria, Amur, Assam, Bangladesh, Borneo, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Cape Provinces, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Aegean Is., East Himalaya, Egypt, France, Greece, Hainan, India, Inner Mongolia, Iran, Iraq, Italy, Japan, Jawa, Kazakhstan, Kazan-retto, Kirgizstan, Korea, Kriti, KwaZulu-Natal, Laos, Lebanon-Syria, Lesser Sunda Is., Madagascar, Malaya, Maluku, Manchuria, Mauritius, Morocco, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, New Guinea, New South Wales, North Caucasus, Ogasawara-shoto, Pakistan, Palestine, Philippines, Primorye, Qinghai, Queensland, Réunion, Seychelles, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Swaziland, Tadzhikistan, Taiwan, Thailand, Tibet, Transcaucasus, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Victoria, Vietnam, West Himalaya, Xinjiang

Introduced into:

Buryatiya

Cyperus flavidus Retz. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1984 unknown [14], Mauritius Pycreus flavidus K000363064
Anglade, L. [2203], Tamil Nadu Pycreus flavidus K000592567
Wallich, N. [3318], Nepal Pycreus flavidus var. strictus K000592574 Unknown type material
s.coll. [s.n.], Jawa Pycreus flavidus var. nilagiricus K000290920 Unknown type material
Perrier de la Bâthie, J.M.H.A. [13737], Madagascar Pycreus flavidus var. nilagiricus K000363063 Unknown type material
Heyne, B. [s.n.], Karnataka Pycreus flavidus var. nilagiricus K000592568 Unknown type material
Hohenacker, R.F. [945], India Pycreus flavidus var. nilagiricus K000592566 Unknown type material
Maack, R.K. [s.n.] Pycreus flavidus var. nilagiricus K000881647
Hohenacker, R.F. [945], India Pycreus flavidus var. nilagiricus K000881590
Maack, R.K. [s.n.] Pycreus flavidus var. nilagiricus K000881646
Smith, K.A.H. [8007], Shanxi Pycreus flavidus var. minimus K000881592

First published in Observ. Bot. 5: 13 (1788)

Accepted by

  • Middleton, D.J. & al. (eds.) (2019). Flora of Singapore 7: 1-525. Singapore Botanic Gardens.

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

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Boulos, L. (2005). Flora of Egypt 4: 1-617. Al Hadara Publishing, Cairo.
  • Hassler, M. (2012). Flora of Rhodes. Systematic list of flora of Rhodes http://www.rz.uni-karlsruhe.de/~db111/flora/rhodos/list.php.
  • Lazkov, G.A. & Sultanova, B.A. (2011). Checklist of vascular plants of Kyrgyzstan Norrlinia 24: 1-166.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2010). Flora of China 23: 1-515. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

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