1. Family: Cyperaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Carex L.
      1. Carex brevicaulis Thouars

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Hawaiian Islands (E. Maui), Peru, S. Chile to Subantarctic Islands.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Amsterdam-St.Paul Is, Argentina South, Chile South, Hawaii, Peru, Tristan da Cunha

    Recorded in error in:

    Juan Fernández Is.

    Carex brevicaulis Thouars appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Esquisse Fl. Tristan d'Acugna: 35 (1808)

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

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Wheeler, G.A. (2007). Carex and Uncinia (Cyperaceae, Cariceae) from the Juan Fernandez archipelago, Chile Darwiniana 45: 120-141.

    Sources

    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