1. Family: Cyperaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Carex L.
      1. Carex rafflesiana Boott

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Nicobar Islands to Taiwan and Queensland.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Bismarck Archipelago, Borneo, Jawa, Lesser Sunda Is., Malaya, Maluku, New Guinea, Nicobar Is., Philippines, Queensland, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Taiwan, Thailand

    Carex rafflesiana Boott appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jun 1, 1977 Cuming, H. [936], Philippines Carex cruciata var. rafflesiana K000291271 Unknown type material
    Jun 1, 1977 Cuming, H. [936], Philippines Carex cruciata var. rafflesiana K000291272 Unknown type material
    Jun 1, 1977 Gibbs, L.S. [4093], Sabah Carex cruciata var. rafflesiana K000291216 holotype
    Jun 1, 1977 Boden-Kloss, C. [s.n.], Papua New Guinea Carex cruciata var. rafflesiana K000291295 Unknown type material
    Jun 1, 1977 Horsfield, T. [s.n.], Jawa Carex cruciata var. rafflesiana K000291219 holotype
    Jun 1, 1977 Horsfield, T. [s.n.], Jawa Carex cruciata var. rafflesiana K000291220 holotype
    Jun 1, 1977 Horsfield, T. [s.n.], Jawa Carex cruciata var. rafflesiana K000291221 holotype
    Jun 1, 1977 Newton, F. [s.n.], Indonesia Carex cruciata var. rafflesiana K000291217 Unknown type material
    Jun 1, 1977 Junghuhn, F.W. [442], Jawa Carex cruciata var. rafflesiana K000291218 isotype
    Bünnemeijer, H.A.B. [2530], Sumatera Carex cruciata var. rafflesiana K000291222 holotype
    Bünnemeijer, H.A.B. [2530], Sumatera Carex cruciata var. rafflesiana K000291223 isotype

    First published in Proc. Linn. Soc. London 1: 285 (1846)

    Accepted by

    • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2010). Flora of China 23: 1-515. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

    Not accepted by

    • Govaerts, R. & Simpson, D.A. (2007). World Checklist of Cyperaceae. Sedges: 1-765. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Carex cruciata var. rafflesiana.]
    • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne. [Cited as Carex cruciata var. rafflesiana.]

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2010). Flora of China 23: 1-515. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

    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