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This species is accepted, and its native range is Borneo to NW. New Guinea.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Borneo, Maluku, New Guinea, Philippines, Sulawesi

Machaerina disticha (C.B.Clarke) T.Koyama appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Merrill, E.D. [1124], Philippines K000291066 Unknown type material
Merritt, M.L. [6724], Philippines K000291067 syntype
Motley, J. [574] Machaerina micranthes K000291059 Unknown type material

First published in Bot. Mag. (Tokyo) 69: 63 (1956)

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.

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/
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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