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This species is accepted, and its native range is Himalaya.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

East Himalaya, Nepal, West Himalaya

Erioscirpus microstachyus (Boeckeler) Palla appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
s.coll. [s.n.] Eriophorum microstachyum K001057141
Griffith, W. [6282] Eriophorum microstachyum K001057137
Jacquemont, V.V. [762], India Eriophorum microstachyum K001057140
Griffith, W. [2668], Bhutan Eriophorum microstachyum K001057138
s.coll. [646], Uttaranchal Eriophorum microstachyum K001057139

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

Accepted by

  • 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 microstachyum.]
  • 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 microstachyum.]

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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