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This species is accepted, and its native range is SE. U.S.A. to Tropical America.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Alabama, Bolivia, Brazil Southeast, Costa Rica, Florida, Galápagos, Georgia, Jamaica, Louisiana, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Southwest, Mississippi, Nicaragua, South Carolina, Suriname, Texas

Cyperus drummondii Torr. & Hook. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1979 Drummond, J. [449], Texas Cyperus virens var. drummondii K000950497 lectotype
Drummond, J. [449], Texas Cyperus virens var. drummondii K000950498 lectotype

First published in Ann. Lyceum Nat. Hist. New York 3: 437 (1836)

Accepted by

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • 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.
  • Jørgensen, P.M., Nee, M.H. & Beck., S.G. (eds.) (2013). Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de Bolivia Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 127: 1-1741.
  • Rosen, D.J. & Carter, R. (2007). Additional noteworthy collections of Cyperus drummondii (Cyperaceae) from Texas and first report from Mexico Journal of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas 1: 779-780.

Not accepted by

  • Espejo Serna, A. & López-Ferrari, A.R. (1997). Las Monocotiledóneas Mexicanas una Sinopsis Florística 5: 1-98. Consejo Nacional de la Flora de México, México D.F. [Cited as Cyperus virens.]

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Garcia-Mendoza, A.J. & Meave, J.A. (eds.) (2012). Diversidad florística de Oaxaca: de musgos a angiospermas (colecciones y listas de especies), ed. 2: 1-351. Instituto de Biología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.
  • Jørgensen, P.M., Nee, M.H. & Beck., S.G. (eds.) (2013). Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de Bolivia Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 127: 1-1741.
  • Rosen, D.J. & Carter, R. (2007). Additional noteworthy collections of Cyperus drummondii (Cyperaceae) from Texas and first report from Mexico Journal of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas 1: 779-780.

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