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This species is accepted, and its native range is Madagascar, Tropical & Subtropical Asia to W. Pacific.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Borneo, Cambodia, Caroline Is., China Southeast, Fiji, Hainan, India, Laos, Madagascar, Malaya, Maluku, Nansei-shoto, New Caledonia, New Guinea, New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Taiwan, Thailand, Tonga, Vietnam

Lepironia articulata (Retz.) Domin appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Haniff [2956], Thailand K000498719
Walker, J.T. [s.n.], Sri Lanka K000960244
Kerr, A.F.G. [17108], Thailand K000498716
Kerr, A.F.G. [11403], Thailand K000498717
Put [1587], Thailand K000498714
Put [1587], Thailand K000498715
Kerr, A.F.G. [11403], Thailand K000498718
Niyomdham, C. [1590], Thailand K000498720
Brown, R. [5988], Australia K000960243
Chantatanothai, P. [1236], Thailand K000498721

First published in Biblioth. Bot. 20(85): 486 (1915)

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.
  • Govaerts, R. (2004). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-54382. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Middleton, D.J. & al. (eds.) (2019). Flora of Singapore 7: 1-525. Singapore Botanic Gardens.
  • Walker, E.H. (1976). Flora of Okinawa and the southern Ryukyu islands: 1-1159. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington D.C., U.S.A.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2010). Flora of China 23: 1-515. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Chou, S., Chhnang, P. & Kim, Y. (2016). A Checklist for the Seed Plants of Cambodia: 1-272. National Institute of Biological Resources, Korea.
  • Walker, E.H. (1976). Flora of Okinawa and the southern Ryukyu islands: 1-1159. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington D.C., U.S.A.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2010). Flora of China 23: 1-515. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0