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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Temp. Northern Hemisphere to S. South America.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Alabama, Alaska, Albania, Alberta, Altay, Amur, Argentina South, Arizona, Arkansas, Assam, Austria, Baltic States, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belgium, Borneo, British Columbia, Bulgaria, Buryatiya, California, Central European Rus, Chile Central, Chile South, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Chita, Colorado, Connecticut, Czechoslovakia, Delaware, Denmark, District of Columbia, East European Russia, East Himalaya, Finland, Florida, France, Georgia, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hainan, Hungary, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Inner Mongolia, Iowa, Ireland, Irkutsk, Italy, Japan, Jawa, Kamchatka, Kansas, Kazakhstan, Kentucky, Khabarovsk, Korea, Krasnoyarsk, Krym, Kuril Is., Labrador, Laos, Louisiana, Magadan, Maine, Maluku, Manchuria, Manitoba, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Mongolia, Montana, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nebraska, Nepal, Netherlands, Nevada, New Brunswick, New Guinea, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New South Wales, New York, Newfoundland, North Carolina, North Caucasus, North Dakota, North European Russi, Northwest European R, Northwest Territorie, Norway, Nova Scotia, Ogasawara-shoto, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Primorye, Prince Edward I., Qinghai, Queensland, Québec, Rhode I., Romania, Sakhalin, Saskatchewan, South Carolina, South Dakota, South European Russi, Spain, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tennessee, Texas, Thailand, Tibet, Transcaucasus, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Tuva, Ukraine, Utah, Venezuela, Vermont, Vermont, Victoria, Vietnam, Virginia, Washington, West Himalaya, West Siberia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming, Xinjiang, Yakutskiya, Yugoslavia, Yukon

Introduced into:

New Zealand South

Scirpus Tourn. ex L. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
s.coll. [Cat. no. 3459] K001119455
s.coll. [Cat. no. 3459] K001119456
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 3461], India K001119463
s.coll. [Cat. no. 3463], India K001119465
De Silva, F. [Cat. no. 3457] K001119451
s.coll. [Cat. no. 3462], India K001119464
s.coll. [Cat. no. 3461], India K001119461
s.coll. [Cat. no. 3457] K001119446
Telfair, C. [Cat. no. 3467], Mauritius K001119475
s.coll. [Cat. no. 3467], India K001119471
De Silva, F. [Cat. no. 3468] K001119476
s.coll. [Cat. no. 3457], India K001119448
s.coll. [Cat. no. 3469] K001119478
s.coll. [Cat. no. 3467], India K001119470
s.coll. [Cat. no. 3465], India K001119468
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 3463], India K001119466
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 3469], Nepal K001119479
s.coll. [Cat. no. 3461] K001119459
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 3467], India K001119473
De Silva, F. [Cat. no. 3467] K001119474
s.coll. [Cat. no. 3467] K001119469
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 3457], Myanmar K001119452
s.coll. [Cat. no. s.n.], Myanmar K001132699
s.coll. [Cat. no. 3469] K001119477
De Silva, F. [Cat. no. 3457] K001119450
s.coll. [Cat. no. 3461], India K001119462
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 3467], Nepal K001119472
De Silva, F. [Cat. no. 3469] K001119480
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 4471], Myanmar K001039069
s.coll. [Cat. no. 3457] K001119445
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 3469], India K001119481
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 3457], India K001119453
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 3456], Myanmar K001119444
s.coll. [Cat. no. 3457] K001119447
s.coll. [Cat. no. 3464] K001119467
s.coll. [Cat. no. 3461] K001119460
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 3457], Nepal K001119449
s.coll. [Cat. no. 3460] K001119457
s.coll. [Cat. no. 3461] K001119458
s.coll. [Cat. no. 3458] K001119454 Unknown type material

First published in Sp. Pl.: 51 (1753)

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. (2004). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-54382. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • F.T.A. 8: 446 (1902).
  • Sp. Pl. 1: 47 (1753)

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