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This species is accepted, and its native range is W. Tropical Africa to Chad, Indo-China.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Benin, Central African Repu, Chad, Congo, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Laos, Liberia, Mali, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Thailand, Vietnam

Cyperus tonkinensis C.B.Clarke appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Apr 1, 1890 Balansa, B. [2831], Vietnam K000290882 Unknown type material
Balansa, B. [2831], Vietnam K000290883 Unknown type material
Balansa, B. [2832], Vietnam K000290884 Unknown type material
Balansa, B. [2833], Vietnam K000290885
Kerr, A.F.G. [21397], Thailand K000467255
Kerr, A.F.G. [21397], Thailand K000467254
Kerr, A.F.G. [12871], Thailand K000467256

First published in Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew, Addit. Ser. 8: 11 (1908)

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.

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • in Kew Bull. add. ser. 8: 9 (1908).

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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