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This species is accepted, and its native range is Indo-China to Pacific.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Borneo, Caroline Is., Fiji, Hawaii, New Guinea, Philippines, Samoa, Solomon Is., Sulawesi, Sumatera, Vanuatu, Vietnam

Machaerina falcata (Nees) T.Koyama appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Oct 17, 2001 Johns, R.J. [9195], Indonesia 72628.000
Nov 1, 1960 Foxworthy [2386], Philippines K000291061 Unknown type material
Beccari, O. [Plante sumatrane 213], Indonesia K000291056 Unknown type material
Gibbs, L.S. [4278], Malaysia K000291057 Unknown type material
Cuming, H. [932], Philippines K000291062
Cuming, H. [932], Philippines K000291063
Seemann, B.C. [665], Fiji Machaerina samoensis K000883933 Unknown type material
Whitmee, S.J. [29], Samoa Machaerina samoensis K000883932 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
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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