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Taxon: Cyperus distans L. f.

 
Genus: Cyperus
Family: Cyperaceae
Subfamily: Cyperoideae
Tribe: Cypereae
Nomen number: 402809
Place of publication: Suppl. pl. 103. 1782 ("1781")
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 10-Dec-2009 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • piedmont flat sedge  (Source: pers. comm.) - English
  • slender cyperus  (Source: Weed CIBA) - English

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • MIDDLE ATLANTIC OCEAN: St. Helena
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Ethiopia, Somalia
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Burundi, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Rwanda
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Benin, Cote D'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Mali, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Malawi, Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Botswana, Eswatini, South Africa [KwaZulu-Natal, Eastern Cape, Limpopo, Mpumalanga]
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Comoros, Madagascar, Mauritius, Reunion, Seychelles

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Guangdong Sheng, Yunnan Sheng, Guangxi Zhuangzu Zizhiqu, Hainan Sheng]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Taiwan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bhutan, India, Nepal, Sri Lanka
    • PAPUASIA: Papua New Guinea
    • INDO-CHINA: Cambodia, India, [Andaman and Nicobar Islands] Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia [Queensland]

    Northern America
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Florida, North Carolina]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Guerrero]

    Pacific
    • NORTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Micronesia

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Guadeloupe, Jamaica, St. Vincent and Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, United States, [Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, U.S.] Virgin Islands (British) [Tortola]
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Honduras, Nicaragua
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela
    • BRAZIL: Brazil
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Colombia, Ecuador (incl. Galapagos), Peru
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina [Jujuy]


    Naturalized

    Pacific
    • SOUTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Fiji


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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=402809. Accessed 5 July 2020.