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This species is accepted, and its native range is New Guinea to E. & SE. Australia, Norfolk Islands, Lord Howe Islands.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

New Guinea, New South Wales, Norfolk Is., Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria

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

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Brown, R. [5884], Australia K000950366 Unknown type material
Hooker, J.D. [s.n.], Tasmania Cyperus lucidus var. sanguineofuscus K000950365
Hooker, J.D. [s.n.], Tasmania Cyperus lucidus var. sanguineofuscus K000950363
Gunn, R.C. [956], Tasmania Cyperus lucidus var. sanguineofuscus K000950362 isotype
Gunn, R.C. [956], Tasmania Cyperus lucidus var. sanguineofuscus K000950364 Unknown type material
Brown, R. [5885], New South Wales Cyperus lucidus var. acutus K000950361

First published in Prodr. Fl. Nov. Holland.: 218 (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.

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

  • Orchard, A.E. (ed.) (1994). Oceanic Islands 1 Flora of Australia 49: 1-681. Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra.

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