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Taxon: Kyllinga brevifolia Rottb.

Genus: Kyllinga
Family: Cyperaceae subfamily: Cyperoideae tribe: Cypereae.
Nomen number: 21281
Place of publication: Descr. icon. rar. pl. 13: t. 4, fig. 3. 1773
Name verified on: 10-Dec-2009 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 11-Dec-2009
No species priority site assigned.
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


Common names:

  • green kyllinga   (Source: World Econ Pl ) – English
  • perennial greenhead sedge   (Source: F NAmer ) – English
  • Mullumbimby-couch   (Source: F SE Queensl ) – English (Australia)
  • aida-kugu   (Source: F JapanOhwi ) – Japanese Rōmaji

Economic importance:

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Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • AFRICA
    Middle Atlantic Ocean: St. Helena
    Northeast Tropical Africa: Ethiopia; Sudan; Yemen - Socotra
    East Tropical Africa: Kenya; Tanzania; Uganda
    West-Central Tropical Africa: Burundi; Cameroon; Equatorial Guinea; Rwanda; Zaire
    West Tropical Africa: Liberia; Nigeria; Togo
    Southern Africa: South Africa - KwaZulu-Natal, Western Cape
    Western Indian Ocean: Comoros; Madagascar; Mauritius; Reunion; Seychelles
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Western Asia: Afghanistan
    China: China
    Eastern Asia: Japan - Honshu, Kyushu, Ryukyu Islands, Shikoku; Korea; Taiwan
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: Bangladesh; Bhutan; India; Nepal; Pakistan; Sri Lanka
    Indo-China: Thailand; Vietnam
    Malesia: Indonesia; Malaysia; Papua New Guinea; Philippines
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia - New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland, South Australia, Western Australia
    New Zealand: New Zealand
  • NORTHERN AMERICA (Check conservation status in U.S. & Canada in NatureServe Explorer database)
    North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Oklahoma
    Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina
    South-Central U.S.A.: United States - Texas
  • PACIFIC
    Southwestern Pacific: Kiribati - Gilbert Islands
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Caribbean: Bahamas; Bermuda; Cayman Islands; Cuba; Dominican Republic; Jamaica; Puerto Rico; Trinidad and Tobago
    Mesoamerica: Belize; Costa Rica; El Salvador; Guatemala; Honduras; Nicaragua; Panama
    Northern South America: French Guiana; Guyana; Suriname; Venezuela
    Brazil: Brazil [n.]
    Western South America: Bolivia; Colombia; Ecuador [incl. Galapagos]; Peru
    Southern South America: Argentina; Paraguay; Uruguay

      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • AFRICA
    Macaronesia: Portugal - Azores, Madeira Islands
  • EUROPE
    Southwestern Europe: Portugal; Spain
  • NORTHERN AMERICA (Check conservation status in U.S. & Canada in NatureServe Explorer database)
    Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - California
  • PACIFIC
    North-Central Pacific: United States - Hawaii
    South-Central Pacific: French Polynesia - Marquesas Islands, Tuamotu Archipelago; Pitcairn
    Southwestern Pacific: Fiji; Niue; Tonga
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Southern South America: Chile - Easter Island

References:

  • Baldwin, B. G. et al., eds. The Jepson manual: vascular plants of California (on-line resource).
  • Boggan, J. et al. 1997. Checklist of the plants of the Guianas, ed. 2.
  • Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi. 1993. Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45.
  • Bryson, C. T. et al. 1997. Kyllinga, a genus of neglected weeds in the continental United States. Weed Technol. 11:838–842.
  • Castroviejo, S. et al., eds. 1989–. Flora iberica: plantas vasculares de la Peninsula Iberica e Islas Baleares.
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959–. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  • Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. 1980–. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon.
  • Davidse, G. et al., eds. 1994. Flora mesoamericana.
  • Euro+Med Editorial Committee. Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource).
  • FNA Editorial Committee. 1993–. Flora of North America.
  • Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. 2003. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14.
  • Gordon-Gray, K. D. 1995. Cyperaceae in Natal.
  • Govaerts, R. & D. A. Simpson. 2007. World checklist of Cyperaceae, sedges.
  • Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long. 1984–. Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim.
  • Haines, R. W. & K. A. Lye. 1983. Sedges and rushes of East Africa. [= Cyperus brevifolius (Rottb.) Hassk.].
  • Hara, H. et al. 1978–1982. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal.
  • Harden, G. J., ed. 1990–1993. Flora of New South Wales. [= Cyperus brevifolius (Rottb.) Hassk.].
  • Holm, L. et al. 1979. A geographical atlas of world weeds.
  • Jørgensen, P. M. & S. León-Yánez, eds. 1999. Catalogue of the vascular plants of Ecuador. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 75.
  • Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland.
  • Ohwi, J. 1965. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.). [= Cyperus brevifolius (Rottb.) Hassk.].
  • Padua, L. S. de et al., eds. 1999. Medicinal and poisonous plants 1. 12(1):225 In: Faridah Hanum, I. & L. J. G. van der Maesen, eds., Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA). 12(1):225. [= Cyperus brevifolius (Rottb.) Hassk.].
  • Rechinger, K. H., ed. 1963–. Flora iranica.
  • Rogers, G. & B. McClain. 1998. The sedges (Cyperaceae) of Barbados. Rhodora 100:406.
  • Smith, A. C. 1979–1991. Flora vitiensis nova.
  • Stanley, T. D. & E. M. Ross. 1983–1989. Flora of south-eastern Queensland.
  • Steyermark, J. A. et al., eds. 1995–. Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana.
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964–1980. Flora europaea. [= Cyperus brevifolius (Rottb.) Hassk.].
  • Wagner, W. L. et al. 1990. Manual of the flowering plants of Hawai'i.
  • Zuloaga, F. O. & O. Morrone, eds. 1996. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de la República Argentina. I. Pteridophyta, Gymnospermae y Angiospermae (Monocotyledonae), II. Dicotyledonae. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 60, 74., 1999
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