Taxon: Rhynchospora corymbosa (L.) Britton

 
Genus: Rhynchospora
Family: Cyperaceae
  Subfamily: Cyperoideae
      Tribe: Rhynchosporeae
Nomen number: 402870
Place of publication: Trans. New York Acad. Sci. 11:84. 1892
Name Verified on: 21-Sep-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 24-Apr-2003
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Materials: fiber (fide Kew Bull 56:332. 2001)
  • Weed: (fide Kew Bull 56:332. 2001)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Africa

    • East Tropical Africa: Tanzania; Uganda
    • Northeast Tropical Africa: Chad
    • Southern Africa: South Africa
    • West Tropical Africa: Benin; Burkina Faso; Cote D'Ivoire; Gambia; Guinea; Guinea-Bissau; Liberia; Mali; Nigeria; Senegal; Sierra Leone; Togo
    • West-Central Tropical Africa: Cameroon; Central African Republic; Equatorial Guinea; Gabon; Zaire
    • Western Indian Ocean: Madagascar; Mauritius; Reunion
  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China
    • Eastern Asia: Taiwan
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: Bangladesh; Bhutan; India; Sri Lanka
    • Indo-China: Myanmar; Thailand; Vietnam
    • Malesia: Indonesia; Malaysia; Papua New Guinea; Philippines
    • North Indian Ocean: India - Andaman and Nicobar
  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia - New South Wales, - Queensland, - Northern Territory
  • Northern America

    • : Mexico
  • Pacific

    • Northwestern Pacific: Micronesia; Northern Mariana Islands
    • Southwestern Pacific: Fiji; Samoa; Tonga; Vanuatu
  • Southern America

    • Brazil: Brazil
    • Caribbean: Cuba; Dominica; Dominican Republic; Grenada; Guadeloupe; Jamaica; Martinique; Puerto Rico; Trinidad and Tobago
    • Mesoamerica: Belize; Costa Rica; Guatemala; Honduras; Nicaragua; Panama
    • Northern South America: French Guiana; Guyana; Suriname; Venezuela
    • Southern South America: Argentina; Paraguay; Uruguay
    • Western South America: Bolivia; Colombia; Ecuador; Peru

References:

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & M. T. Strong Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies. Smithsonian Contr. Bot. 98. 2012 (L West Indies)
  • CIBA-GEIGY, Basel, Switzerland Documenta CIBA-GEIGY (Grass weeds 1. 1980, 2. 1981; Monocot weeds 3. 1982; Dicot weeds 1. 1988) (Weed CIBA)
  • Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon. 1980- (F Ceylon)
  • Forzza, R. C. et al., coord. Lista de espécies da flora do Brasil (on-line resource). (L Brasil Online)
  • Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14. 2003 (Pl SAfr ed2)
  • Govaerts, R. & D. A. Simpson World checklist of Cyperaceae, sedges. 2007 (L Cyperaceae)
  • Instituto de Botánica Darwinion Flora del Conosur. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares. 2008 (F ConoSur)
  • Molina G., A. M. 2011. Review of Cyperaceae data for World Economic Plants, ed. 2 (pers. comm.) via e-mail on 31 Mar.
  • Simpson, D. A. & C. A. Inglis 2001. Cyperaceae of economic, ethnobotanical and horticultural importance: a checklist Kew Bull. 56:332.
  • Steenis, C. G. G. J. van, ed. Flora malesiana. 1948- (F Males)
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). 1994- (F ChinaEng)

Check other web resources for Rhynchospora corymbosa (L.) Britton :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.