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This species is accepted, and its native range is Tropical & Subtropical Asia to E. Australia.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Andaman Is., Assam, Bangladesh, Borneo, Cambodia, Caroline Is., China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, Hainan, India, Japan, Jawa, Lesser Sunda Is., Malaya, Maluku, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, New Guinea, New South Wales, Nicobar Is., Philippines, Queensland, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Taiwan, Thailand, Tibet, Vietnam

Introduced into:

Fiji, Florida, Hawaii, Louisiana, Marquesas, Mississippi, South Carolina

Cyperus pilosus Vahl appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1967 Smitinand, T. [6823], Thailand K000467068
Nov 28, 1898 Loher, A. [735], Philippines K000290904
Jul 1, 1893 s. coll. [s. n.], India K000592506 Unknown type material
May 1, 1892 Zollinger, H. [267], Jawa K000290888 isotype
May 1, 1892 Zollinger, H. [267], Jawa K000290889 isotype
May 1, 1892 Zollinger, H. [458], Jawa K000290890 Unknown type material
May 1, 1892 Wallich [3355], Nepal K000592503 Unknown type material
Cuming, H. [535], Philippines K000290903 isotype
Phengklai, C. [6695], Thailand K000467060
Kerr, A.F.G. [3643], Thailand K000467061
Kerr, A.F.G. [1930], Thailand K000467062
Phengklai, C. [4233], Thailand K000467065
Chantaranothai, P. [90/263], Thailand K000467067
Simpson, D.A. [1730], Thailand K000467069
Hoed, G.den [139], Thailand K000467066
Howard, A.J. [17], Thailand K000467064
s.coll. [Cat. no. s.n.], Myanmar K001132697
s.coll. [s.n.], India K000592507
Kerr, A.F.G. [3644], Thailand K000467063
Wallich [3355], Nepal K000592504

First published in Enum. Pl. Obs. 2: 354 (1805)

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.
  • Middleton, D.J. & al. (eds.) (2019). Flora of Singapore 7: 1-525. Singapore Botanic Gardens.
  • Naik, M.C. & al. (2017). Additions to Flora of Andaman and Nicobar islands, India Indian Journal of Forestry 40: 289-292.
  • Pandey, R.P. & Dilwakar, P.G. (2008). An integrated check-list flora of Andaman and Nicobar islands, India Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 32: 403-500.
  • Pandey, R.P. (2009). Floristic diversity of Ferrargunj forest area in South Andaman Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 33: 747-768.
  • Walker, E.H. (1976). Flora of Okinawa and the southern Ryukyu islands: 1-1159. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington D.C., U.S.A.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2010). Flora of China 23: 1-515. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Chou, S., Chhnang, P. & Kim, Y. (2016). A Checklist for the Seed Plants of Cambodia: 1-272. National Institute of Biological Resources, Korea.
  • Lorence, D.H. & Wagner, W.L. (2019). Flora of the Marquesas Islands 1: 1-411. National Tropical Botanic Garden, Smithsonian, DRPF.
  • Pandey, R.P. & Dilwakar, P.G. (2008). An integrated check-list flora of Andaman and Nicobar islands, India Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 32: 403-500.
  • Pandey, R.P. (2009). Floristic diversity of Ferrargunj forest area in South Andaman Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 33: 747-768.
  • Walker, E.H. (1976). Flora of Okinawa and the southern Ryukyu islands: 1-1159. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington D.C., U.S.A.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2010). Flora of China 23: 1-515. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

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