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

Native to:

Northern Provinces, Swaziland

Cyperus thorncroftii McClean appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Aug 1, 1931 Thorncroft, G. [2889], South Africa K000362858 Unknown type material
Jun 1, 1930 Thorncroft, G. [39], South Africa K000362857 Unknown type material

First published in Bothalia 2: 366 (1927)

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