Lepidosperma chinense Nees & Meyen ex Kunth

First published in Enum. Pl. 2: 320 (1837)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is SE. China to Indo-China and New Guinea. It is a perennial or rhizomatous geophyte and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Borneo, China Southeast, Hainan, Malaya, New Guinea, Sumatera, Vietnam

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Barrett, R.L. & Wilson, K.L. (2012). A review of the genus Lepidosperma Labill. (Cyperaceae: Schoeneae). Australian Systematic Botany 25: 225-294.
  • 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.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2010). Flora of China 23: 1-515. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • 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?
Aug 1, 1957 Gibbs, L.S. [5561], New Guinea K000291070 Unknown type material Yes
Jan 1, 1890 Vachell, G.H. [39], Macao K000883924 Yes
Burbidge, F.W. [s.n.], Malaysia K000291069 Unknown type material Yes
Seemann, B.C. [s.n.], Hong Kong K000883923 Yes

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