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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Mexico, Canary Islands to W. Himalaya, S. Africa.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Altay, Austria, Baleares, Belarus, Botswana, Bulgaria, Canary Is., Cape Provinces, Chad, Corse, Czechoslovakia, East Aegean Is., East European Russia, Egypt, France, Free State, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hungary, Iran, Iraq, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kirgizstan, Kriti, Krym, KwaZulu-Natal, Lebanon-Syria, Lesotho, Libya, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Southwest, Morocco, North Caucasus, Northern Provinces, Pakistan, Palestine, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Sardegna, Saudi Arabia, Sicilia, Sinai, South European Russi, Spain, Swaziland, Switzerland, Tadzhikistan, Transcaucasus, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, West Himalaya, Western Sahara, Yemen, Yugoslavia

Extinct in:

Belgium

Introduced into:

Kentucky, New York

Scirpoides Ség. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Gardner [1215], Brazil K000671269 Unknown type material
Gardner [1215], Brazil K000671268 Unknown type material

First published in Pl. Veron. 3: 73 (1754)

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.

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