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This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Africa.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Cape Provinces, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, Lesotho, Northern Provinces

Cyperus haematocephalus Boeckeler ex C.B.Clarke appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Sep 7, 1894 Kuntze, O. [241], South Africa K000362704

First published in W.H.Harvey & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Cap. 7: 171 (1897)

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