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This species is accepted, and its native range is S. India to S. Central China and Peninsula Malaysia.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Assam, China South-Central, India, Malaya, Sri Lanka, Vietnam

Cyperus puncticulatus Vahl appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Nov 22, 1929 Thomson, G. [s.n.], India Pycreus puncticulatus K000496538
Nov 22, 1929 Bourne, A.G. [3061], India Pycreus puncticulatus K000496539
Feb 1, 1893 Heyne, B. [3336] Pycreus puncticulatus K000881564
Feb 1, 1893 Heyne, B. [3336] Pycreus puncticulatus K000592577 Unknown type material
Feb 1, 1893 Wight, R. [1813], India Pycreus puncticulatus K000592578
s.coll. [3316], Sri Lanka Pycreus puncticulatus K000496543
Cuy Lenberg, B.W.B. van [64], Sri Lanka Pycreus puncticulatus K000496542
Koyama, T.M. [14048], Sri Lanka Pycreus puncticulatus K000496545
s.coll. [3316], Sri Lanka Pycreus puncticulatus K000496544
Cuy Lenberg, B.W.B. van [64], Sri Lanka Pycreus puncticulatus K000496541
Mathew, B. [26276], India Pycreus puncticulatus K000496540

First published in Enum. Pl. Obs. 2: 348 (1805)

Not 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. [Cited as Pycreus puncticulatus.]
  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne. [Cited as Pycreus puncticulatus.]

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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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