1. Family: Cyperaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Carex L.
      1. Carex speciosa Kunth

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Himalaya to S. China and W. Malesia.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Andaman Is., Assam, Bangladesh, Borneo, Cambodia, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, India, Jawa, Laos, Malaya, Nepal, Sumatera, Thailand, Vietnam

    Carex speciosa Kunth appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Mar 14, 1979 Motley, J. [1222], Kalimantan K000291260 holotype
    Jul 1, 1977 Hooker, J.D. [s.n.], India K000999013
    Jul 1, 1977 Wight, R. [3175], Tamil Nadu K000999012
    Jan 1, 1893 Wallich, N. [3394], India K000999014
    Jan 1, 1893 Wallich, N. [3391], Jharkhand K000999015

    First published in Enum. Pl. 2: 504 (1837)

    Accepted by

    • Jin, X.F., Cen, J.M., Hahn, M., Lu, Y.F. & He, J.J. (2015). Notes on Carex (Cyperaceae) from China (II): a taxonomic revision of sect. Radicales (Kük.) Nelmes Phytotaxa 217(2): 117-132.
    • Mostaph, M.K. & Uddin, S.B. (2013). Dictionary of plant names of Bangladesh, Vasc. Pl.: 1-434. Janokalyan Prokashani, Chittagong, Bangladesh.
    • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2010). Flora of China 23: 1-515. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
    • Pandey, R.P. & Dilwakar, P.G. (2008). An integrated check-list flora of Andaman and Nicobar islands, India Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 32: 403-500.
    • Govaerts, R. & Simpson, D.A. (2007). World Checklist of Cyperaceae. Sedges: 1-765. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Jin, X.F., Cen, J.M., Hahn, M., Lu, Y.F. & He, J.J. (2015). Notes on Carex (Cyperaceae) from China (II): a taxonomic revision of sect. Radicales (Kük.) Nelmes Phytotaxa 217(2): 117-132.
    • Mostaph, M.K. & Uddin, S.B. (2013). Dictionary of plant names of Bangladesh, Vasc. Pl.: 1-434. Janokalyan Prokashani, Chittagong, Bangladesh.
    • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2010). Flora of China 23: 1-515. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
    • Pandey, R.P. & Dilwakar, P.G. (2008). An integrated check-list flora of Andaman and Nicobar islands, India Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 32: 403-500.

    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