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This species is accepted, and its native range is Mozambique to KwaZulu-Natal.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

KwaZulu-Natal, Mozambique

Cyperus natalensis Hochst. ex C.Krauss appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Feb 1, 1892 Krauss [207], South Africa K000362739 Unknown type material

First published in Flora 28: 755 (1845)

Accepted by

  • Browning, J. & al. (2020). Flora Zambesiaca 14: 1-455. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Gordon-Gray, K.D., Ward, C.J. & Edwards, T.J. (2006). Studies in Cyperaceae in Southern Africa 38: The identities of Cyperus natalensis, Cyperus crassipes and Cyperus brevipes South African Journal of Botany 72: 133-138.
  • 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

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Gordon-Gray, K.D., Ward, C.J. & Edwards, T.J. (2006). Studies in Cyperaceae in Southern Africa 38: The identities of Cyperus natalensis, Cyperus crassipes and Cyperus brevipes South African Journal of Botany 72: 133-138.

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