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This species is accepted, and its native range is Tropical Asia to Hong Kong and New Zealand.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Assam, Bangladesh, Chatham Is., China South-Central, China Southeast, Jawa, Malaya, Maluku, Nansei-shoto, New Caledonia, New Guinea, New South Wales, New Zealand North, New Zealand South, Northern Territory, Ogasawara-shoto, Philippines, Queensland, South Australia, Sumatera, Tasmania, Victoria, Vietnam, Western Australia

Extinct in:

Sri Lanka

Machaerina rubiginosa (Biehler) T.Koyama appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Clemens, M.S. [916], Philippines K000291068
Gunn, R.C. [1398], Tasmania K000883963
Brown, R. [6045], New South Wales K000883964
Colenso, W. [s.n.], New Zealand K000883941
Sieber, F.W. [s.n.], Australia K000883962
Forster, G. [s.n.], New Zealand K000883942
Preiss, J.A.L. [522], Western Australia Machaerina riparia K000883974
Thwaites, G.H.K. [C.P. 845], Sri Lanka Machaerina crassa K000883851 Unknown type material
Thwaites, G.H.K. [C.P. 845], Sri Lanka Machaerina crassa K000883852

First published in J. Fac. Sci. Univ. Tokyo, Sect. 3, Bot. 8: 123 (1961)

Accepted by

  • Dey, S. & Prasanna, P.V. (2010). The tribe Rhynchosporeae (Cyperaceae) in India Rheedea 20: 1-19.
  • 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.
  • Sarder, N.U. & Hassan, M.A. (eds.) (2018). Vascular flora of Chittagong and the Chittagong Hill Tracts 1: 1-897. Bangladesh National Herbarium, Dhaka.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2010). Flora of China 23: 1-515. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Ranasinghe, S. & al. (2020). The national red list 2020 - Conservation status of the flora of Sri Lanka: 1-254. Biodiversity secretariat, Ministry of environment and the national herbarium.
  • 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/
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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