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This species is accepted, and its native range is Tropical & Subtropical Asia to S. Primorye and Australia.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Bismarck Archipelago, Cambodia, Caroline Is., China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Hainan, Japan, Jawa, Korea, Laos, Malaya, Maluku, Manchuria, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, New Guinea, New South Wales, Northern Territory, Philippines, Primorye, Queensland, Solomon Is., South Australia, Sulawesi, Taiwan, Thailand, Victoria, Vietnam, Western Australia

Introduced into:

Alabama

Cyperus leptocarpus (F.Muell.) Bauters appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Mar 1, 1987 McKee, H.S. [9504], Queensland Lipocarpha microcephala K000881656 isotype
May 21, 1976 Mueller, F.J.H.von [s.n.], Australia Lipocarpha microcephala K000815771 Unknown type material
Oct 1, 1888 Leukhárdt [s.n.], Australia Lipocarpha microcephala K000815770
Oct 1, 1888 Mueller, F.J.H.von [s.n.], Queensland Lipocarpha microcephala K000815773
Kerr, A.F.G. [19586], Thailand Lipocarpha microcephala K000595235
McDonald [s.n.], Australia Lipocarpha microcephala K000881655
Bailey [s.n.], Queensland Lipocarpha microcephala K000815772

First published in Phytotaxa 166: 20 (2014)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R., Nic Lughadha, E., Black, N., Turner, R. & Paton, A. (2021). The World Checklist of Vascular Plants, a continuously updated resource for exploring global plant diversity. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-021-00997-6 Scientific Data 8: 215.
  • Middleton, D.J. & al. (eds.) (2019). Flora of Singapore 7: 1-525. Singapore Botanic Gardens.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Kitalong, A.H., DeMeo, R.A. & Holm, T. (2008). Native Trees Palau. A field guide: 1-236.
  • Probatova, N.S. & al. (2006). Flora Rossi?skogo Dal'nego Vostoka. Dopolneniya i izmeneniya k izdaniyu Sosudistye rasteniya sovetskogo Dal'nego Vostoka t. 1-8 (1985-1996): 1-454. Russian academy of sciences Far Eastern branch.
  • Walker, E.H. (1976). Flora of Okinawa and the southern Ryukyu islands: 1-1159. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington D.C., U.S.A.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2010). Flora of China 23: 1-515. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

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