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

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Costa Rica to Bolivia.

    [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
    Nativa en Colombia; Alt. 3100 - 4500 m.; Andes, Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta.
    Habit
    Hierba
    Conservation
    No Evaluada

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Bolivia, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Panamá, Peru

    Carex pygmaea Boeckeler appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Apr 25, 1902 Hartweg [1461], Colombia K000584694
    Feb 11, 1898 Hartweg [1461], Colombia K000584693
    Hartweg [1461], Peru K000584696
    Spruce, R. [5767], Ecuador K000584695

    First published in Linnaea 40: 379 (1876)

    Accepted by

    • Jørgensen, P.M., Nee, M.H. & Beck., S.G. (eds.) (2013). Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de Bolivia Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 127: 1-1741.
    • de María Salvador, F., Angeles Alonso, M. & Ríos, S. (2009). Three new records of the genus Carex (Cyperaceae) from Peru and additions to the Andean flora of the Huánuco department Revista Peruana de Biología 15(2): 83-92.
    • 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.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Jørgensen, P.M., Nee, M.H. & Beck., S.G. (eds.) (2013). Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de Bolivia Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 127: 1-1741.
    • de María Salvador, F., Angeles Alonso, M. & Ríos, S. (2009). Three new records of the genus Carex (Cyperaceae) from Peru and additions to the Andean flora of the Huánuco department Revista Peruana de Biología 15(2): 83-92.

    Sources

    Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    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