Lepidosperma lineare R.Br.

First published in Prodr. Fl. Nov. Holland.: 235 (1810)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is SE. Queensland to Tasmania. It is a perennial or rhizomatous geophyte and grows primarily in the subtropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria

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.

An alternative taxonomy had been proposed by the following authorities:

  • 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 Lepidosperma laterale.]
  • Govaerts, R. (2004). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-54382. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Lepidosperma laterale.]

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Barrett, R.L. & Wilson, K.L. (2012). A review of the genus Lepidosperma Labill. (Cyperaceae: Schoeneae). Australian Systematic Botany 25: 225-294.
  • Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (2014- continuously updated). Atlas of Living Australia http://www.ala.org.au/.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 1890 Brown, R. [6029], Australia K000960061 isolectotype Yes
Jan 1, 1890 Brown, R. [s.n.], Tasmania K000960060 isolectotype Yes
Jan 1, 1890 Gunn, R.C. [1497], Tasmania K000960057 holotype 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