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This species is accepted, and its native range is New Guinea to N. & E. Australia.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

New Guinea, New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland

Cyperus fulvus R.Br. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Sep 7, 1983 O'Shanesy [s.n.], Queensland K000950395 holotype
Jan 1, 1891 Brown, R. [5904], Australia K000950393 Unknown type material
Brown, R. [5904], Australia K000950394
s.coll. [s.n.], New South Wales Cyperus fulvus var. canescens K000950385
Stuart, C. [s.n.], New South Wales Cyperus fulvus var. canescens K000950386
O'Shanesy [s.n.], Queensland Cyperus fulvus var. canescens K000950387
MacGillivray, J. [510], Queensland Cyperus fulvus var. canescens K000950389

First published in Prodr. Fl. Nov. Holland.: 215 (1810)

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.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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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/
© 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