1. Family: Cyperaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Carex L.
      1. Carex brunnea Thunb.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is NE. Tropical Africa, W. Indian Ocean, Subtropical Asia, E. Australia to Lord Howe Island.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Japan, Korea, Madagascar, Mauritius, Nansei-shoto, New South Wales, Norfolk Is., Queensland, Rodrigues, Réunion, Somalia, Taiwan, Tibet, Vietnam, Yemen

    Introduced into:

    Great Britain, Masachusettes

    Carex brunnea Thunb. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Mar 14, 1979 Stresemann, E. [390], Maluku K000291265 Unknown type material
    Jan 1, 1973 Kern, J.H. [8672], Jawa K000291266 isotype
    Mar 23, 1901 Commerson, Mauritius K000363623
    Mar 23, 1901 Boivin [s.n.], Mauritius K000363624
    Mar 23, 1901 Boivin [935], Réunion K000363621
    Mar 20, 1901 Brown, R. [s.n.], New South Wales K000961169
    Mar 20, 1901 Brown, R. [s.n.], New South Wales K000961171
    Mar 20, 1901 Brown, R. [6080], Australia K000961172
    Mar 20, 1901 Stuart, C. [s.n.], New South Wales K000961170
    Mar 20, 1901 Telfair [s.n.], Mauritius K000363622
    Delavay, J.M. [4458], Sichuan K000960984

    First published in J.A.Murray, Syst. Veg. ed. 14: 844 (1784)

    Accepted by

    • Gehrke, B. (2011). Synopsis of Carex (Cyperaceae) from sub-Saharan Africa and Madagascar Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 166: 51-99.
    • Koopman, J. (2011). Carex Europaea. The Genus Carex L. (Cyperaceae) in Europe 1: 1-726. Margraf publishers,Weikersheim, Germany.
    • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2010). Flora of China 23: 1-515. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
    • 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
    • Gehrke, B. (2011). Synopsis of Carex (Cyperaceae) from sub-Saharan Africa and Madagascar Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 166: 51-99.
    • 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