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This species is accepted, and its native range is Central Himalaya to Central China.

Native to:

China North-Central, China South-Central, East Himalaya, Nepal, Qinghai, Tibet

Carex vidua Boott ex C.B.Clarke appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Dec 1, 1997 Pratt, A.E. [744], Sichuan Kobresia vidua K000960275 holotype
Dec 1, 1997 Smith, K.A.H. [3729], Sichuan Kobresia vidua K000960274 Unknown type material
Hooker, J.D. [s.n.], Sikkim Kobresia vidua K000794662

First published in J.D.Hooker, Fl. Brit. India 6: 713 (1894)

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 Kobresia vidua.]
  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne. [Cited as Kobresia vidua.]

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