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This species is accepted, and its native range is N. South America to Brazil.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela

Hypolytrum pulchrum (Rudge) H.Pfeiff. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Feb 1, 1984 Carvalho, A.M. [1658], Bahia K000189317
Sep 1, 1982 Carvalho, A.M. [1096], Bahia K000189316
Sep 1, 1982 Carvalho, A.M. [1096], Bahia K000189315

First published in Bot. Arch. 12: 450 (1925)

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.
  • Govaerts, R. (2004). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-54382. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. 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 2021. 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