Eriocaulon L.

First published in Sp. Pl.: 87 (1753)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is NW. Europe, Tropical & Subtropical Old World to Russian Far East, America.

Distribution

Native to:

Afghanistan, Alabama, Amur, Andaman Is., Angola, Argentina Northeast, Arkansas, Assam, Bangladesh, Belize, Benin, Bismarck Archipelago, Bolivia, Borneo, Botswana, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Burkina, Burundi, California, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Provinces, Cape Verde, Caroline Is., Central African Repu, Chad, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Colombia, Congo, Connecticut, Costa Rica, Cuba, Delaware, District of Columbia, East Himalaya, Ecuador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Florida, Free State, French Guiana, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Ghana, Great Britain, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Gulf of Guinea Is., Guyana, Hainan, Honduras, India, Indiana, Inner Mongolia, Ireland, Ivory Coast, Japan, Jawa, Kamchatka, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Khabarovsk, Korea, Kuril Is., KwaZulu-Natal, Labrador, Laos, Lesotho, Lesser Sunda Is., Liberia, Louisiana, Madagascar, Maine, Malawi, Malaya, Mali, Manchuria, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, New Brunswick, New Caledonia, New Guinea, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New South Wales, New York, Newfoundland, Nicaragua, Nicobar Is., Niger, Nigeria, North Carolina, Northern Provinces, Northern Territory, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Pakistan, Panamá, Paraguay, Pennsylvania, Peru, Philippines, Primorye, Queensland, Québec, Rhode I., Rwanda, Réunion, Sakhalin, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Australia, South Carolina, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Suriname, Swaziland, Tadzhikistan, Taiwan, Tanzania, Tennessee, Texas, Thailand, Tibet, Togo, Trinidad-Tobago, Uganda, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Vermont, Victoria, Vietnam, Virginia, West Himalaya, Western Australia, Wisconsin, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Introduced into:

Italy

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Accepted Species

Classification

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PAFTOL

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R. (2001). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS E-F: 1-50919.

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • F.T.A. 8: 231
  • Ruhland in Engl., Pflanzenr. Eriocaulac. 30 (1903).
  • Sp. Pl. 87 (1753)

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • H. Hess in Ber. Schweiz. Bot. Ges. 65: 123–178 (1955)
  • L., Gen. Pl., ed. 5: 38 (1754)
  • Meikle in F.W.T.A., ed. 2, 3: 57–64 (1968)
  • N.E. Br. in F.T.A. 8: 231–259 (1901)
  • Oberm. in F.S.A. 4(2): 9–19 (1985)
  • Ruhland in E.P. 4, 30: 30–117 (1903)
  • Sp. Pl.: 87 (1753)

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jun 1, 2019 ?Dalzell, N.A. [s.n.] India K001097976 Type Yes
May 19, 2014 Griffith [s.n.] India K000098671 Type Yes
May 19, 2014 Pierre, J.B.L. [s.n.] Vietnam K000960552 Syntype Yes
Jan 1, 2014 Porembski, S. [3117] Cote d'Ivoire K000384253 Type Yes
Jan 1, 2014 Morton, J.K.; Gledhill, D. [3046] Sierra Leone K000975341 Type Yes
Jan 1, 2011 Ansari, R. [70984] India K000978798 Isotype Yes
Jan 1, 2011 Ansari, R. [74420] India K000978799 Isotype Yes
Feb 27, 2006 Mximowicz [s.n.] Japan K000873536 Type Yes
Feb 27, 2006 Faurie [12083] Japan K000873538 Type Yes
Feb 27, 2006 Mximowicz [s.n.] Japan K000873535 Type Yes
Feb 27, 2006 Mximowicz [s.n.] Japan K000873537 Syntype Yes
Feb 27, 2006 Faurie [13810] Japan K000873540 Unknown Type Material Yes
Feb 27, 2006 Faurie [13809] Japan K000873539 Type Yes
Feb 20, 2006 Ohwi, J.; Koyama, T. [00892] Japan K000873534 Type Yes
Dec 1, 2003 Irwin, H.S.; Grear, J.W.; Souza, R.; Santos, R.R. [14742] Brazil K000292929 Yes
Dec 1, 2003 Giulietti, A.M.; Furlan, A.; Semir, J.; Cordeiro, I.; Rossi, L.; Pirani, J.R.; Menezes, N.L. [1522] Brazil K000292926 Yes
Sep 1, 2002 Harley, R.M.; Bromley, G.L.; Carvalho, A.M.; Nunes, J.M.S.; Hage, J.L.; Santos, E.B. [22345] Brazil K000293239 No
Jan 1, 2000 Harley, R.M.; Giulietti, A.M.; Pirani, J.R.; Stannard, B.L.; Cordeiro, I.; Kameyama, C. [24311] Brazil K000292927 Yes
Jan 1, 2000 Sano, P.T.; Atkins, S.; Sakuragui, C.M.; Harley, R.M.; Souza, V.C. [14068] Brazil K000292928 Yes
Jun 12, 1998 Maximowicz [s.n.] Japan K000873531 Type Yes
Apr 1, 1998 Sano, P.T. [H52522] Brazil K000292931 Yes
Feb 13, 1998 Sano, P.T.; Costa, F.N.; Vilegas, W.; Campaner, L.; Andrade, F.P. [890] Brazil K000887089 Yes
Jan 16, 1998 Hooker, J.D.; Thomson, T. [s.n.] India K000098608 Type Yes
Jan 16, 1998 Clarke, C.B. [44846] India K000098610 Type Yes
Jan 16, 1998 Hooker, J.D.; Thomson, T. [s.n.] India K000098607 Isotype Yes
Jan 16, 1998 Hooker, J.D.; Thomson, T. [s.n.] India K000098609 Type Yes
Jan 1, 1998 Sano, P.T. [H 52522] Brazil K000887093 Yes
Jan 1, 1994 Whyte, A. [115] Malawi K000346167 Type Yes
Sep 2, 1992 Scott, H. [153] Ethiopia K000334416 No
Sep 2, 1992 Gilbert, M.G.; Gilbert, S.B. [1800] Ethiopia K000334417 No
Sep 2, 1992 Jackson, J.K. [1534] Sudan K000334423 No
Sep 2, 1992 Myers, J.G. [11702] Sudan K000334422 No
Sep 2, 1992 Evans, I.M. [410] Ethiopia K000334420 No
Sep 2, 1992 Gilbert, M.G.; Gilbert, S.B. [1361] Ethiopia K000334419 No
Sep 2, 1992 Mooney, H.F. [7223] Ethiopia K000334418 No
Jan 1, 1992 Gardner [934] Sri Lanka K000873503 Unknown Type Material Yes
Jan 1, 1992 s.coll. [61] Sri Lanka K000873506 Unknown Type Material Yes
Jan 1, 1992 s.coll. [s.n.] Sri Lanka K000873507 Unknown Type Material Yes
Jan 1, 1992 s.coll. [789] Sri Lanka K000873505 Unknown Type Material Yes
Jan 1, 1992 Gardner [s.n.] Sri Lanka K000873504 Type Yes
Aug 1, 1985 Christiaensen, A.R. [1367] Rwanda K000334424 No
Jul 1, 1984 Giulietti, A.M.; Furlan, A.; Harley, R.M.; Wanderley, M.G.L.; Varanda, E. [CFCR 4670] Brazil K000887090 Yes
Jan 1, 1983 Prance, G.T.; Maas, P.J.M.; Atchley, A.A.; Steward, W.C.; Woolcott, D.B.; Coelho, D.F.; Monteiro, O.P.; Pinheiro, W.S.; Ramos, J.F. [13804] Brazil K000887113 Yes
Dec 1, 1982 Calderon, C.E.; Monteiro, O.P.; Guedes, J. [2631] Brazil K000887066 Yes
Dec 1, 1982 Calderon, C.E.; Monteiro, O.P.; Guedes, J. [2631] Brazil K000887067 Yes
May 1, 1981 Reekmans, M. [10144] Burundi K000334427 No
Jan 1, 1981 Harley, R.M.; Bromley, G.L.; Carvalho, A.M.; Hage, J.L.; Brito, H.S. [21680] Brazil K000292930 Yes
Jan 1, 1981 Argent, G.C.G. [6472] Brazil K000887063 Yes
Jul 21, 1976 Ratter, J.A.; Fonsêca Filho, J. [3309] Brazil K000457727 Yes
May 1, 1973 Ratter, J.A.; Santos, R.R., de; Souza, R.; Ferreira, A. [1724] Brazil K000457719 Yes
May 1, 1973 Harley, R.M.; Souza, R. [10097] Brazil K000457723 Type Yes
Jan 1, 1972 Anderson, W.R.; Stieber, M.; Kirkbride, J.H. [36810] Brazil K000292932 Yes
Jan 1, 1971 Hatschbach, G.G.; Guimarães, O. [24560] Brazil K000887094 Yes
Aug 24, 1967 Ratter, J.A.; Ramosm, J.F. [468] Brazil K000457728 Yes
Jun 26, 1966 Hunt, D.R.; Ramos, J.F. [6206] Brazil K000457720 Yes
Jun 8, 1966 Irwin, H.S.; Souza, R.; Grear, J.W.; Reis dos Santos, R. [16797] Brazil K000457724 Yes
Jan 1, 1966 Baldwin, J.T. [9176] Liberia K000211725 No
Jan 1, 1966 Baldwin, J.T. [9800] Guinea K000211726 No
Jan 1, 1966 Deighton, F.C. [2054] Sierra Leone K000211729 No
Jan 1, 1966 Harley, W.J. [1679] Liberia K000211723 No
Oct 1, 1965 Gregory, H. [130] Cameroon K000213101 No
Oct 1, 1965 Tamajong, S. [FHI 22107] Cameroon K000213092 No
Oct 1, 1965 Migeod, F. [276] Cameroon K000213090 No
Oct 1, 1965 Migeod, F. [276] Cameroon K000213091 No
Oct 1, 1965 Tamajong, S. [FHI 22107] Cameroon K000213093 No
Jan 1, 1956 Maguire, B.; Wurdack, J.J. [34595] Venezuela K000587258 Type Yes
Feb 13, 1952 Jordan, H.D. [504] Sierra Leone K000211730 No
Aug 1, 1949 Clarke, C.B. [15728B] India K000098672 Unknown Type Material Yes
Aug 1, 1949 s.coll. [18837] India K000457739 Unknown Type Material Yes
Aug 1, 1949 Clarke, C.B. [14423] India K000098673 Unknown Type Material Yes
Aug 1, 1949 s.coll. [18585] India K000457738 Unknown Type Material Yes
Aug 1, 1947 Schimper [1217] Ethiopia K000346127 Type Yes
Mar 1, 1937 Pringle, C.G. [13228] Mexico K000587209 Unknown Type Material Yes
Jan 1, 1930 Parry, M.N. [1065] India K000457737 No
Jul 10, 1929 Fyson, P.F. [2086] India K000098644 Unknown Type Material Yes
Jul 9, 1929 Stocks, J.E. [s.n.] India K000098619 Type Yes
Rezende, J.M.; Figueiredo, I.B.; Sampaio, M.B.; Barbosa, N.F. [1006] Brazil K000887121 Yes
Burchell [4722 - 2] Brazil K000887120 Yes
Gardner, G. [2954] Brazil K000292934 Type Yes
Schipp, W.A. [647] Honduras K000587212 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 7279] K001127065 Unknown Type Material Yes
Dale, I.R. [3397] Kenya K000346141 Unknown Type Material Yes
Ratter, J.A.; Ramos, J.F.; Richards, P.W.; Argent, G. [487] Brazil K000457726 Yes
Jordan, H.D. [2160] Sierra Leone K000211728 No
Maximowicz [s.n.] Japan K000873532 Isotype Yes
Mueller, F.J.H., von [s.n.] Australia K001056248 Type Yes
Perigolo, N. A.; dos Santos, A. J. B.; Catenacci, F. S.; Pereira-Silva, G. [338] Brazil K001765469 Yes
Giulietti, A.M.; Harley, R.M. [4090] Brazil K001577631 No
Giulietti, A.M.; Harley, R.M. [4091] Brazil K001577630 No
s.n. [s.n.] K002184703 Yes
Simaga, J.M. [746] Papua New Guinea K001611305 Yes
Ford, C. [74] Hong Kong K000873527 Unknown Type Material Yes
Hunt, D.R.; Ramos, J.F. [6296] Brazil K000887065 Yes
Burchell [5650] Brazil K000887061 Yes
Combs, R. [588] Cuba K000587217 Unknown Type Material Yes
Schomburgk [107] Guyana K000587232 Unknown Type Material Yes
Pringle, C.G. [7361] Mexico K000587210 Unknown Type Material Yes
Harvey, M.J. [114] Sierra Leone K000211732 No
Mello-Silva, R.; Nic Lughadha, E.; Assis, M.C. [1655] Brazil K000887114 Yes
Gardner [932] Sri Lanka K000098689 Type Yes
Gardner [932] Sri Lanka K000098688 Type Yes
Giulietti, A.M.; Sakuragui, C.M.; Harley, R.M.; Atkins, S.; Souza, V.C. [CFCR 13790] Brazil K000887115 Yes
s.coll. [16101] India K000457741 Unknown Type Material Yes
Wilford, C. [s.n.] Hong Kong K000873525 Unknown Type Material Yes
Bruce, H. [Cat. no. 6073] K001122947 Unknown Type Material Yes
Friis, I.; Friis, V.; Demissew, S.; Asfaw, N. [9094] Ethiopia K000334421 No
Pringle, C.G. [6144] Mexico K000587211 Unknown Type Material Yes
Henry, A. [s.n.] China K000873528 Unknown Type Material Yes
Hooker, J.D.; Thomson, T. [s.n.] India K000457742 Unknown Type Material Yes
Ash, J. Ethiopia K:SPC-35862.000 No
Clarke, C.B. [9567] India K000098705 Type Yes
Wright, C. [3239] Cuba K000587218 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 6073] India K001122951 Unknown Type Material Yes
Gardner, G. [4383] Brazil K000899597 Lectotype Yes
Burchell [5822] Brazil K000887101 Yes
Secco, R.S.; Sperling, C.; Condon, M.; Mesquita, A.; Gilberto, B.R.; Marinho, L. [193] Brazil K000887062 Yes
Gardner [4382] Brazil K000587228 Unknown Type Material Yes
Hedberg, O. [1602] Kenya K000334020 No
Young, E.M. [1009] South Africa K000346196 Type Yes
Lindeman, J.C.; Haas, J.H. [2419] Brazil K000887104 Yes
Hepper, F.N.; Field, D.V. [4943] Kenya K000334017 No
Gardner, G. [4383] Brazil K000899596 Type Yes
Schomburgk, R. [448] Guyana K000587234 Unknown Type Material Yes
Hunt, D.R.; Ramos, J.F. [5657] Brazil K000457729 Yes
s.coll. [215] French Guiana K000587224 Unknown Type Material Yes
Irwin, H.S.; Soderstrom, T.R. [5421] Brazil K000887123 Yes
Ridley, H.N. [16029] Malaysia K000291302 Type Yes
Harley, R.M.; Bromley, G.L.; Carvalho, A.M.; Hage, J.L.; Brito, H.S. [21342] Brazil K000887102 Yes
Pirani, J.R.; Harley, R.M.; Stannard, B.L.; Furlan, A.; Kameyama, C. [1875] Brazil K000887116 Yes
Cuming [s.n.] K000291313 Type Yes
Burke [s.n.] South Africa K000346188 Unknown Type Material Yes
Mueller, F.J.H., von [s.n.] Australia K000457706 Unknown Type Material Yes
Morton, J.K. [676] Cameroon K000541855 No
Gardner, G. [2954] Brazil K000292935 Type Yes
Hassler, E. [8885] Paraguay K000587250 Isotype Yes
Hassler, E. [8885] Paraguay K000587249 Isotype Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 6080] K001122960 Unknown Type Material Yes
Wilford, C. [293] China K000873529 Unknown Type Material Yes
Walker [32] K000873517 Unknown Type Material Yes
Coode, M. [3939] Mauritius K:SPC-16076.006 No
Griffith [s,n.] India K000098675 Unknown Type Material Yes
Gamble, J.S. [14881] India K000098659 Type Yes
Johns, R.J. [9039] Indonesia K:SPC-72634.000 No
Johns, R.J. [9039] Indonesia K:SPC-72447.000 No
Livingstone, D.A.; Mellack, J.; LaBarbera, M.; Ndegwa, C.p.l. [71-7] Kenya K000334014 No
Hunt, D.R.; Ramos, J.F. [5874] Brazil K000457725 Yes
Smith, L.B. [7351] Brazil K000887103 Yes
Adames, P. [329] Guinea K000211727 No
Griffith [5576] India K000098674 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 6073] India K001122950 Unknown Type Material Yes
Regnell, A.F. [II 291] Brazil K000587227 Unknown Type Material Yes
Irwin [15956c] Brazil K000887060 Yes
Glaziou, A. [19998] Brazil K000887117 Yes
Reekmans, M. [5448] Burundi K000334426 No
Ule, E. [7928] Brazil K000887086 Yes
Gardner [5275] Brazil K000587243 Unknown Type Material Yes
Spruce, R. [2607] Brazil K000587241 Unknown Type Material Yes
Gardner, H.M. [1159] Kenya K000334015 No
Verdcourt, B. [3997] Kenya K000334016 No
Burchell [7831 -2] Brazil K000887119 Yes
Gardner [5275] Brazil K000587242 Unknown Type Material Yes
Kahurananga, J.; Kibui, K. [2823] Kenya K000334019 No
Gardner [936] Sri Lanka K000873520 Unknown Type Material Yes
Schomburgk [107] Guyana K000587233 Isotype Yes
Thwaites [796] Sri Lanka K000873518 Unknown Type Material Yes
Wright, C. [552] Hong Kong K000873526 Holotype Yes
Polhill, R.; Paulo, S. [1410] Tanzania K:SPC-00040.011 No
Riedel, L. [2416] Brazil K000899598 Type Yes
Gardner [4382] Brazil K000587229 Unknown Type Material Yes
Schomburgk [107] Guyana K000587231 Type Yes
Afzelius [s.n.] Sierra Leone K000346110 Unknown Type Material Yes
Irwin, H.S.; Grear, J.W., Jr.; Souza, R.; Santos, R.R. [15956] Brazil K000887112 Yes
Barnes, E. [B9] India K:SPC-22473.000 No
Zollinger, H. [333] Indonesia K000291323 Type Yes
Prance, G.T.; Steward, J.R.; Ramos, J.F.; Farias, L.G. [9177] Brazil K000887087 Yes
Pobéguin, M. [615] K000346096 Unknown Type Material Yes
Lye, K.A.; Katende, A. [5252] Rwanda K000334425 No
Bruce, H. [Cat. no. 6073] K001122946 Unknown Type Material Yes
Bidgood, S.; Darbyshire, I.; Hoenselaar, K.; Leliyo, G.; Sanchez-Ken, G.; Vollesen, K. [5281] Tanzania K000190511 Yes
Tweedie [s.n.] Uruguay K000887122 Yes
Richards, P.W. [5245] Cameroon K000541854 No
Gomez, W. [Cat. no. 6073] Burma K001122948 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [790] K000873519 Unknown Type Material Yes
Deighton, F.C. [2054] Sierra Leone K:SPC-23612.000 No
Garnier, P. [s.n.] Mali K000211665 Yes
Livingstone, D.A.; Mellack, J.; LaBarbera, M.; Ndegwa, C.p.l. [71-3] Kenya K000334018 No
s.coll. [Cat. no. 6073] K001122949 Unknown Type Material Yes
Harvey, M.J. [135] Sierra Leone K000211731 No
Drummond, T. [409] United States K001056338 Type Yes
Trimen [s.n.] Sri Lanka K000098686 Type Yes
Trimen [s.n.] Sri Lanka K000098687 Unknown Type Material Yes
Burchell [5656] Brazil K000887118 Yes
Gardner, G. [2954] Brazil K000292933 Isotype Yes
Griffith; Lemann, C.M. [40] India K000457740 Type Yes
Adames, P. [708] Liberia K000211724 No
Hunt, D.R.; Ramos, J.F. [5903] Brazil K000887064 Yes
Adames, P. Sierra Leone K:SPC-22474.000 No
Dalzell [s.n.] India K000098701 Type Yes
Dalzell [s.n.] India K000098700 Type Yes
Dalzell [s.n.] India K000098699 Type Yes
Yadav, U.S. [3] India K000433039 Isotype Yes
Gaikwad, S.P. [1] India K000433041 Isotype Yes
Schmidt? [s.n.] India K000098643 Unknown Type Material Yes
Irwin, H.S.; Souza, R.; Santos, R.R. [7902] Brazil K000887105 Yes
Kiedel [2303] Brazil K000457721 Type Yes
[Liebmann] [s.n.] Mexico K000587208 Unknown Type Material Yes
Wilms, F. [1515] South Africa K000346189 Type Yes
Netto, A.A. [s.n.] Brazil K000887100 Yes
Spruce, R. [2607] Brazil K000587240 Unknown Type Material Yes
Merrill, E.D. [572] Philippines K000291324 Type Yes
Sellow [1290] Brazil K000587225 Unknown Type Material Yes

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