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This species is accepted, and its native range is Indian Subcontinent to Peninsula Malaysia.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Andaman Is., Assam, Bangladesh, East Himalaya, India, Malaya, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, Vietnam

Extinct in:

Sri Lanka

Cyperus substramineus Kük. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Feb 1, 1893 Silva, F.de [3320], Bangladesh Pycreus stramineus K000881560
Feb 1, 1893 Hooker, J.D. [158], Bangladesh Pycreus stramineus K000592584 Unknown type material
Haniff [3805], Thailand Pycreus stramineus K000595114

First published in H.G.A.Engler (ed.), Pflanzenr., IV, 20(101): 10 (1935)

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 stramineus.]
  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne. [Cited as Pycreus stramineus.]

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Prasad, V.P. (2017). Notes on sedges (Cyperaceae) of Andaman and Nicobar islands - seven new records and five exclusions Nelumbo 59: 155-158.
  • Ranasinghe, S. & al. (2020). The national red list 2020 - Conservation status of the flora of Sri Lanka: 1-254. Biodiversity secretariat, Ministry of environment and the national herbarium.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew K000881560

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