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This genus is accepted, and its native range is W. Central Tropical Africa to, Zambia, W. Indian Ocean, Sri Lanka to S. China and N. Australia.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Assam, Borneo, Cambodia, China South-Central, China Southeast, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Hainan, India, Madagascar, Malaya, Mauritius, Northern Territory, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Sumatera, Thailand, Vietnam, Western Australia, Zambia, Zaïre

Actinoschoenus Benth. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Hooker's Icon. Pl. 14: 33 (1881)

Accepted by

  • (2021). https://doi.org/10.1093/botlinnean/boaa099 epublication.
  • 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. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 1-529. MIM, Deurne.

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