Rhynchospora colorata (L.) H.Pfeiff.

First published in Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 38: 89 (1935)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is SE. U.S.A. to N. South America. It is a perennial or rhizomatous geophyte and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome. It is used as animal food and a medicine and has social uses.

Distribution

Native to:

Alabama, Arkansas, Bahamas, Belize, Bermuda, Cayman Is., Costa Rica, Cuba, Florida, French Guiana, Georgia, Guatemala, Haiti, Jamaica, Leeward Is., Louisiana, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Mississippi, North Carolina, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Texas, Turks-Caicos Is., Venezuela, Virginia, Windward Is.

Introduced into:

Assam, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Caroline Is., Galápagos, Lesser Sunda Is., Nansei-shoto, Tennessee, Trinidad-Tobago

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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PAFTOL

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2005). Monocotyledons and Gymnosperms of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. Contributions from the United States National Herbarium 52: 1-415.
  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies. Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • Bailey, C. & al. (2015). Guide to the Vascular Plants of Tennessee: 1-813. University of Tennessee press.
  • Baksh-Comeau, Y., Maharaj, S.S., Adams, C.D., Harris, S.A., Filer, D.L. & Hawthorne, W.D. (2016). An annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Trinidad and Tobago with analysis of vegetation types and botanical 'hotspots'. Phytotaxa 250: 1-431.
  • Espejo Serna, A. & López-Ferrari, A.R. (1997). Las Monocotiledóneas Mexicanas una Sinopsis Florística 5: 1-98. Consejo Nacional de la Flora de México, México D.F.
  • Girmansyah, D. & al. (eds.) (2013). Flora of Bali an annotated checklist: 1-158. Herbarium Bogorensis, Indonesia.
  • 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.
  • Hammel, B.E. & al. (2003). Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica 2: 1-694. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
  • Pasha, M.K. & Uddin, S.B. (2013). Dictionary of plant names of Bangladesh, Vasc. Pl.: 1-434. Janokalyan Prokashani, Chittagong, Bangladesh.
  • Powell, A.M. & Worthington, R.D. (2018). Flowering plants of Trans-Pecos Texas and adjacent areas: 1-1444. BRIT Press.

Flora of the Cayman Islands

  • H. Pfeiff (see Thomas, 1984)

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • (2021). https://doi.org/10.20324/nelumbo/v63/2021/165154. epublication.
  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies. Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • Bailey, C. & al. (2015). Guide to the Vascular Plants of Tennessee: 1-813. University of Tennessee press.
  • Baksh-Comeau, Y., Maharaj, S.S., Adams, C.D., Harris, S.A., Filer, D.L. & Hawthorne, W.D. (2016). An annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Trinidad and Tobago with analysis of vegetation types and botanical 'hotspots'. Phytotaxa 250: 1-431.
  • Chou, S., Chhnang, P. & Kim, Y. (2016). A Checklist for the Seed Plants of Cambodia: 1-272. National Institute of Biological Resources, Korea.
  • Correll, D.S. & Correll, H.B. (1982). Flora of the Bahama Archipelago: 1-1692. J.Cramer, Vaduz.
  • Espejo Serna, A. & López-Ferrari, A.R. (1997). Las Monocotiledóneas Mexicanas una Sinopsis Florística 5: 1-98. Consejo Nacional de la Flora de México, México D.F.
  • Girmansyah, D. & al. (eds.) (2013). Flora of Bali an annotated checklist: 1-158. Herbarium Bogorensis, Indonesia.
  • Herrera, K., Lorence, D.H., Flynn, T. & Balick, M.J. (2010). Checklist of the Vascular plants of Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia with local names and uses. Allertonia 10: 1-204.
  • Jaramillo Díaz, P. & Guézou, A. (2017). CDF Checklist of Galapagos Vascular Plants - FCD Lista de especies de Plantas Vasculares de Galápagos http://www.darwinfoundation.org/datazone/checklists/vascular-plants/.
  • Pasha, M.K. & Uddin, S.B. (2013). Dictionary of plant names of Bangladesh, Vasc. Pl.: 1-434. Janokalyan Prokashani, Chittagong, Bangladesh.
  • Walker, E.H. (1976). Flora of Okinawa and the southern Ryukyu islands: 1-1159. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington D.C., U.S.A.

Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

  • Cámara-Leret, R., & Dennehy, Z. (2019). Information gaps in indigenous and local knowledge for science-policy assessments. Nature Sustainability 2:736-741.
  • Diazgranados et al. (2021). Catalogue of plants of Colombia. Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia project. In prep.
  • Diazgranados, M., Allkin, B., Black N., Cámara-Leret, R., Canteiro C., Carretero J., Eastwood R., Hargreaves S., Hudson A., Milliken W., Nesbitt, M., Ondo, I., Patmore, K., Pironon, S., Turner, R., Ulian, T. (2020). World Checklist of Useful Plant Species. Produced by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Knowledge Network for Biocomplexity.
  • GBIF.org (2021). GBIF species matching tool. https://www.gbif.org/tools/species-lookup
  • Medicinal Plant Names Services (MPNS) v.10 (2021); http://mpns.kew.org/

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 1983 Drummond, T. [394] United States K001057275 Type Yes
Jan 1, 1983 Drummond, T. [394] United States K001057276 Unknown Type Material Yes
Lindheimer, F. [s.n.] United States K002773143 Yes
{Blodgett} [s.n.] United States K002773151 Yes
Moldenke, H. [359] United States K002773166 Yes
Sullivan, J.R. [502] United States K002773175 Yes
Wilson, P. [8426] Bahamas, The K002773950 Yes
Palmer, E. [1329] United States K002773157 Yes
Burgess, A.B. [618] United States K002773146 Yes
Elliott [s.n.] United States K002773156 Yes
Moldenke, H. [359] United States K002773176 Yes
Ferguson, I.K.; Ferguson, L.F. [4286] United States K002773181 Yes
Buckley [s.n.] United States K002773152 Yes
Chapman [s.n.] United States K002773169 Yes
Wilson, P. [8270] Bahamas, The K002773947 Yes
Smith, L.B.; Hodgon, A.R. [s.n.] United States K002773177 Yes
Wright, C. [1530] Cuba K002773953 Yes
Nash, G.V. [s.n.] United States K002773158 Yes
{Blodgett} [s.n.] United States K002773161 Yes
Moldenke, H. [1150] United States K002773170 Yes
Wight, A.E. [35] Bahamas, The K002773949 Yes
s.coll. [2540] United States K002773145 Yes
Smith, B.H. [s.n.] United States K002773180 Yes
Goldman, D. [3187] United States K002773168 Yes
Coville, F.V. [136] United States K002773162 Yes
Ekman, E.L. [H5657] Haiti K002773955 Yes
Eaton, A.A. [1033] United States K002773171 Yes
{Eggers} [4129] Bahamas, The K002773948 Yes
Elliott [s.n.] United States K002773150 Yes
Baron Eggers [590] Puerto Rico K002773960 Yes
Fuertes, P.M. [1277] Dominican Republic K002773958 Yes
Lindheimer, F.J. [1240] United States K002773148 Yes
Lindheimer, F. [717] United States K002773140 Yes
Fredholm, A. [5949] United States K002773164 Yes
Chapman [s.n.] United States K002773139 Yes
Baldwin, W. [1132] K001057268 Unknown Type Material Yes
Harris, W.H. [12173] Jamaica K002773959 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] United States K002773153 Yes
Tuerckheim, H. von [3494] Dominican Republic K002773957 Yes
McCallum-Webster, M. [12908] United States K002773179 Yes
{West; Arnold} [s.n.] United States K002773159 Yes
{Poeppig} [s.n.] Cuba K002773954 Yes
Palmer, E.J. [7622] United States K002773142 Yes
Curtiss, A.H. [5012] United States K002773138 Yes
Heller, A.A. [s.n.] United States K002773165 Yes
Husnot, T. [s.n.] Cuba K002773952 Yes
Nash, G.V. [s.n.] United States K002773172 Yes
Ekman, E.L. [14064] Dominican Republic K002773956 Yes
Wright, C. [718] Cuba K002773951 Yes
Pringle, C.G. [s.n.] K001737345 Yes
Wright [s.n.] United States K001738842 Yes
York, C.L. [46125B] United States K002773178 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] United States K002773173 Yes
Lindheimer, F.; Engelmann, G. [s.n.] United States K002773155 Yes
Lindheimer, F. [717] United States K002773163 Yes
Lindheimer, F.J. [1241] United States K002773147 Yes
Harper, R. [752] United States K002773149 Yes
Hall, E. [708] United States K002773144 Yes
Moldenke, H. [918] United States K002773167 Yes
Sullivan, J.R. [511] United States K002773160 Yes
Lindheimer, F.J. [717] United States K002773154 Yes
Lindheimer, F. [S.n.] United States Dichromena leucocephala K001615089 No
Pursh [S.n.] Dichromena leucocephala K002773141 Yes
Jun 2, 2023 Felicite, N. ; Zappi ; Rommens ; Taranovski ; Nguembou ; Nkalle [8] Cameroon Cyperus kyllingia K001562739 Yes
May 1, 2001 Zapfack, L. [939] Cameroon Cyperus kyllingia K000050645 Yes
May 1, 2001 Etuge, M. [2736] Cameroon Cyperus kyllingia K000050647 Yes
May 1, 2001 Kenfack, D. [265] Cameroon Cyperus kyllingia K000050646 Yes
Etuge, M; Darbyshire; Stone; Edmondo; Nkalle [4989] Cameroon Cyperus kyllingia K001562373 Yes
Pollard, B.J.; Njume; Edmondo [888] Cameroon Cyperus kyllingia K001562372 No
Pollard, B.J.; Njume; Edmondo [888] Cameroon Cyperus kyllingia K001635031 No
Lepschi, B.J.; Collins, B.M.; Fagg, M.A. [6571] Christmas Island Cyperus kyllingia K001560486 Yes
Mar 1, 1887 s.coll. [59] Indonesia Kyllinga monocephala K001613021 Yes
Mar 1, 1887 Hohenacker, R.F. [199.a] India Kyllinga monocephala K001613031 Yes
Mar 1, 1887 Wallich [3443] India Kyllinga monocephala K003205449 Yes
Mar 1, 1887 Milne [402] Kyllinga monocephala K003206128 Yes
Mar 1, 1887 s.coll. [266] Indonesia Kyllinga monocephala K003205705 Yes
Mar 1, 1887 Griffith [6255] Bangladesh Kyllinga monocephala K001613028 Yes
Mar 1, 1887 Faulkes [s.n.] India Kyllinga monocephala K001613032 Yes
Mar 1, 1887 Hohenacker, R.F. [199a] India Kyllinga monocephala K003205506 Yes
Mar 1, 1887 Milne [50[4]] Solomon Islands Kyllinga monocephala K001613019 Yes
Wallich [3443] India Kyllinga monocephala K001613033 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] India Kyllinga monocephala K003205445 Yes
s.coll. [254] Kyllinga colorata K003205416 Yes

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