1. Family: Cyperaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Carex L.
      1. Carex polysticha Boeckeler

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Mexico (Veracruz) to Argentina, Jamaica, Hispaniola.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Argentina South, Bolivia, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guatemala, Jamaica, Mexico Gulf, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay

    Carex polysticha Boeckeler appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Vidensk. Meddel. Naturhist. Foren. Kjøbenhavn 1869: 157 (1869)

    Accepted by

    • Jiménez-Mejías, P. & al. (2016). Taxonomic and distribution notes on Carex (Cyperaceae) from the Neotropics Boletín de la Sociedad Argentina de Botánica 51: 727-739.
    • 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.
    • Hammel, B.E. & al. (2003). Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica 2: 1-694. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
    • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
    • 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.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Jiménez-Mejías, P. & al. (2016). Taxonomic and distribution notes on Carex (Cyperaceae) from the Neotropics Boletín de la Sociedad Argentina de Botánica 51: 727-739.
    • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.

    Sources

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. 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 2019. 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