Cyperus diffusus Vahl

First published in Enum. Pl. Obs. 2: 321 (1805)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Tropical & Subtropical Asia to Queensland. It is a perennial or rhizomatous geophyte and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Andaman Is., Assam, Bangladesh, Bismarck Archipelago, Borneo, Cambodia, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, Hainan, India, Jawa, Laos, Malaya, Maluku, Myanmar, Nepal, New Guinea, Nicobar Is., Queensland, Solomon Is., Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Taiwan, Thailand, Tibet, Vietnam

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Accepted Infraspecifics

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • 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.
  • Pandey, R.P. & Dilwakar, P.G. (2008). An integrated check-list flora of Andaman and Nicobar islands, India. Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 32: 403-500.
  • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2010). Flora of China 23: 1-515. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

An alternative taxonomy had been proposed by the following authorities:

  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela. [Cited as Cyperus laxus.]

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Enum. Pl. 2: 321 (1806).

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Mostaph, M.K. & Uddin, S.B. (2013). Dictionary of plant names of Bangladesh, Vasc. Pl.: 1-434. Janokalyan Prokashani, Chittagong, Bangladesh.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2010). Flora of China 23: 1-515. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 1967 Kerr, A.F.G. [11170], Thailand K000467193 No
Jan 1, 1967 Kerr, A.F.G. [12783], Thailand K000467194 No
May 1, 1892 Cuming, H. [533], Philippines K000290905 isotype Yes
May 1, 1892 Cuming, H. [534], Philippines K000290906 Unknown type material Yes
Chantaranothai, P. [1362], Thailand K000467148 No
Chantaranothai, P. [1209], Thailand K000467146 No
Chantaranothai, P. [944], Thailand K000467145 No
Chantaranothai, P. [90/44], Thailand K000467151 No
Howard, A.J. [2], Thailand K000467152 No
Kerr, A.F.G. [19535], Thailand K000467153 No
Kerr, A.F.G. [1187], Thailand K000467158 No
Hennipman, E. [3116], Thailand K000467160 No
Howard, A.J. [21], Thailand K000467162 No
Hoed, G.den [457], Thailand K000467163 No
Hoed, G.den [923], Thailand K000467165 No
Bunchuai, K. [32287], Thailand K000467167 No
Parnell [95-308], Thailand K000467168 No
Parnell [95-530], Thailand K000467170 No
Kerr, A.F.G. [1903], Thailand K000467190 No
Kerr, A.F.G. [19535], Thailand K000467191 No
Collins, D.J. [846], Thailand K000467192 No
Schimizu, T. [T10580], Thailand K000467196 No
Iwatsuki, k. [T10375], Thailand K000467197 No
Kloss, C.B. [6645], Thailand K000467200 No
Kerr, A.F.G. [20557], Thailand K000467156 No
Kerr, A.F.G. [20521], Thailand K000467155 No
Chantaranothai, P. [943], Thailand K000467147 No
Hoed, G.den [131], Thailand K000467166 No
Put [4315], Thailand K000467159 No
Parnell [95-298], Thailand K000467172 No
Howard, A.J. [21], Thailand K000467161 No
Put [2108], Thailand K000467157 No
Middleton, D.J. [2424], Thailand K000467171 No
Kerr, A.F.G. [14085], Thailand K000467154 No
Hoed, G.den [233], Thailand K000467164 No
Chantaranothai, P. [90/450], Thailand K000467150 No
Chaoenphol, C. [3865], Thailand K000467199 No
Parnell [95-202], Thailand K000467169 No
Gossweiler, J. [2989], Angola K000362644 Unknown type material Yes
Williams, L. [17281], Thailand K000467198 No
Schanzer, I. [N24c], Thailand K000467195 No
Chantaranothai, P. [1313], Thailand K000467144 No
Larsen, K. [2095], Thailand K000467149 No

Sources

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0