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This species is accepted, and its native range is N. Oman, S. Iran to China and Indo-China.
Erioscirpus comosus

Native to:

Afghanistan, Bangladesh, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, India, Iran, Myanmar, Nepal, Oman, Pakistan, Tibet, Vietnam, West Himalaya

Erioscirpus comosus (Wall.) Palla appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Oct 1, 1888 s.coll. [3448], Malaysia Eriophorum comosum K001057142
Oct 1, 1888 s.coll. [3446], Nepal Eriophorum comosum K001057143
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 3446], Nepal Eriophorum comosum K000639679
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 3448], Malaysia Eriophorum arundinaceum K001119430
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 3448], Myanmar Eriophorum arundinaceum K001119429

First published in Bot. Zeitung (Berlin) 54: 151 (1896)

Accepted by

  • Patzelt, A. & al. (2020). Studies in the flora of Arabia: XXXIV. Sixty new records from the Sultanate of Oman Edinburgh Journal of Botany 77: 413-437.
  • Yano, O. & al. (2012). Phylogenetic position of the Himalayan genus Erioscirpus (Cyperaceae) inferred from DNA sequence data Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 170: 1-11.

Not 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. [Cited as Eriophorum comosum.]
  • Govaerts, R. (2004). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-54382. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Eriophorum comosum.]

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Balkrishna, A. (2018). Flora of Morni Hills (Research & Possibilities): 1-581. Divya Yoga Mandir Trust.
  • Patzelt, A. & al. (2020). Studies in the flora of Arabia: XXXIV. Sixty new records from the Sultanate of Oman Edinburgh Journal of Botany 77: 413-437.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2010). Flora of China 23: 1-515. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

Art and Illustrations in Digifolia
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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