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This species is accepted, and its native range is Mozambique to Cape Prov.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Botswana, Cape Provinces, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, Mozambique, Northern Provinces

Introduced into:

California

Cyperus owanii Boeckeler appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 10, 1978 MacOwan, P. [496 B], South Africa K000362827 Unknown type material
K000362829
Cooper, T. [3332], South Africa K000362828 syntype
Buchanan, J. [334], South Africa K000362826 syntype
Buchanan, J. [141], South Africa K000362825 syntype
Harvey [90], South Africa K000362824 syntype
Grant, ?. B. [s.n.], South Africa K000362830 syntype
s.coll. [s.n.] K000950459 Unknown type material

First published in Flora 61: 29 (1878)

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