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

Doubtfully present in:

Pakistan

Native to:

Assam, Bangladesh, Borneo, Cambodia, India, Jawa, Malaya, New Guinea, Nicobar Is., Philippines, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Thailand, Vietnam

Cyperus pulcherrimus Willd. ex Kunth appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1967 Kerr, A.F.G. [19522], Thailand K000467495
Jan 1, 1967 Smitinand, T. [5416], Thailand K000467497
Jan 1, 1967 Smitinand, T. [5417], Thailand K000467498
Jan 1, 1967 Sangkachun [54], Thailand K000467499
Jan 1, 1967 Thailand K000467496
Dec 1, 1892 Zollinger, H. [638], Jawa K000290899 isotype
Larsen, K. [8392], Thailand K000467500
Kerr, A.F.G. [7994], Thailand K000467501
Chantaranothai, P. [1431], Thailand K000467504
Chantaranothai, P. [1625], Thailand K000467505
Larsen, K. [2273], Thailand K000467503
Haniff [4224], Thailand K000467491
Kerr, A.F.G. [6976], Thailand K000467494
Charoenphol, C. [3853], Thailand K000467502
Vaughan, G. [277], Thailand K000467493
Rabel [140], Thailand K000467492
Kerr, A.F.G. [3741], Thailand K000467490

First published in Enum. Pl. 2: 35 (1837)

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.
  • 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.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • 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.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
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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