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This species is accepted, and its native range is Tropics & Subtropics.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[CPLC]

Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

Distribution
Colombia

[UNAL]

Bernal, R., G. Galeano, A. Rodríguez, H. Sarmiento y M. Gutiérrez. 2017. Nombres Comunes de las Plantas de Colombia. http://www.biovirtual.unal.edu.co/nombrescomunes/

Vernacular
espadilla

Native to:

Alabama, Andaman Is., Angola, Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Arkansas, Assam, Bangladesh, Belize, Benin, Bolivia, Borneo, Botswana, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil West-Central, Burkina, Cameroon, Cape Provinces, Central African Repu, Chad, China South-Central, China Southeast, Colombia, Congo, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, East Himalaya, Ecuador, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Florida, French Guiana, Gabon, Georgia, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Gulf of Guinea Is., Guyana, Honduras, India, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Jawa, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Leeward Is., Lesser Sunda Is., Liberia, Louisiana, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Maluku, Mauritius, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Mississippi, Mozambique, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, New Guinea, New Mexico, New South Wales, Nicaragua, Nigeria, North Carolina, Northern Provinces, Northern Territory, Oklahoma, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Queensland, Rodrigues, Rwanda, Réunion, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Carolina, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Sumatera, Suriname, Swaziland, Taiwan, Tanzania, Texas, Thailand, Togo, Trinidad-Tobago, Uganda, Uruguay, Venezuela, Vietnam, Windward Is., Yemen, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Introduced into:

Spain, Tennessee

Cyperus sesquiflorus (Torr.) Mattf. & Kük. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 2004 Pollard, B.J. [139 B], Cameroon K000050652
Nov 1, 2003 Onana, J.-M. [1877], Cameroon K000746202
Nov 1, 2003 Ghogue, J.-P. [1099], Cameroon K000746203
Jan 1, 2000 Cheek, M. [9841], Cameroon K000678135
May 1, 1998 Cheek, M. [8502], Cameroon K000678138
May 1, 1998 Munyenyembe, P. [843], Cameroon K000678143
May 1, 1998 Onana, J.-M. [543 A], Cameroon K000678194
May 1, 1998 Kamundi, D. [662], Cameroon K000678144
May 1, 1998 Buzgo, M. [668], Cameroon K000678141
May 1, 1998 Pollard, B.J. [20], Cameroon K000678150
May 1, 1998 Cable, S. [3107], Cameroon K000678140
May 1, 1998 Pollard, B.J. [35], Cameroon K000678142
May 1, 1998 Zapfack, L. [877], Cameroon K000678137
May 1, 1998 Etuge, M. [2206], Cameroon K000678136
May 1, 1998 Etuge, M. [3486], Cameroon K000678134
Sep 1, 1989 Leichhardt, F.W.L. [s.n.], Queensland K000308271 syntype
Sep 1, 1989 Dallachy, J. [s.n.], Queensland K000308270 syntype
Sep 1, 1953 Howard, A.J. [24], Thailand K000595298
Sep 1, 1953 Howard, A.J. [24], Thailand K000595319

First published in H.G.A.Engler (ed.), Pflanzenr., IV, 20(101): 19 (1935)

Not accepted by

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192. [Cited as Kyllinga odorata subsp. odorata.]
  • Govaerts, R. & Simpson, D.A. (2007). World Checklist of Cyperaceae. Sedges: 1-765. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Kyllinga odorata subsp. odorata.]
  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne. [Cited as Kyllinga odorata.]
  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela. [Cited as Kyllinga odorata subsp. odorata.]
  • Silveira, G.H. & Longhi-Wagner, H.M. (2008). Cyperaceae Juss. no Morro Santana - Porto Alegre e Viamåo, Rio Grande do Sul, Brasil Iheringia: Botânica 63: 295-320. [Cited as Kyllinga brevifolia.]

Literature

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

  • ColPlantA (2021). "ColPlantA. Facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet; http://www.colplanta.org/"

Kew Backbone Distributions

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  • Boulvert, Y. (1977). Catalogue de la Flore de Centrafrique 2(2): 1-94. ORSTOM, Bangui.
  • Browning, J. & al. (2020). Flora Zambesiaca 14: 1-455. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Costa, S.M., Prata, A.P. & Alves, M. (2012). Kyllinga (Cyperaceae) do estado de Sergipe, Brasil Rodriguésia; Revista do Instituto de Biologia Vegetal, Jardim Botânico e Estaçao Biologica do Itatiaya 63: 795-802.
  • Darbyshire, I., Kordofani, M., Farag, I., Candiga, R. & Pickering, H. (eds.) (2015). The Plants of Sudan and South Sudan: 1-400. Kew publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Idárraga-Piedrahita, A., Ortiz, R.D.C., Callejas Posada, R. & Merello, M. (eds.) (2011). Flora de Antioquia: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares 2: 1-939. Universidad de Antioquia, Medellín.
  • Marais, W. & Araujo, A.C. (2018). Flore des Mascareignes 202: 1-99. IRD Éditions, MSIRI, RBG-Kew, Paris.
  • Pandey, R.P. & Dilwakar, P.G. (2008). An integrated check-list flora of Andaman and Nicobar islands, India Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 32: 403-500.
  • Sosef, M.S.M. & al. (2006). Check-list des plantes vasculaires du Gabon Scripta Botanica Belgica 35: 1-438.
  • Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mt. Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34: 1-199.
  • Thiombiano, A., Schmidt, M., Dressler, S., Ouédraogo, A., Hahn, K. & Zizka, G. (2012). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Burkina Faso Boissiera 65: 1-391.
  • Verloove, F. (2014). A conspectus of Cyperus s.l. (Cyperaceae) in Europe (incl. Azores, Madeira and Canary islands), with emphasis on non-native naturalised species Webbia; Raccolta de Scritti Botanici 69: 179-223.

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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew K000308270

Kew Backbone Distributions
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Universidad Nacional de Colombia
ColPlantA database
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