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Taxon: Cyperus haspan L.

Genus: Cyperus
Family: Cyperaceae subfamily: Cyperoideae tribe: Cypereae.
Nomen number: 402810
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:45. 1753
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 10-Dec-2009 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 11-Dec-2009
Species priority site is: Arctic and Subarctic Plant Gene Bank (PALM).

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

Common names:

  • dwarf papyrus sedge   (Source: A. Molina, p.c.) – English
  • haspan flat sedge   (Source: A. Molina, p.c.) – English
  • papiro enano   (Source: A. Molina, p.c.) – Spanish
  • haspansäv   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish
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Economic importance:

  • Medicines: folklore   (fide Pl Res SEAs 12(1):226. 1999, as C. halpan)
  • Weed   (fide Weed CIBA)
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Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • AFRICA
    Northeast Tropical Africa: Chad; Ethiopia; Somalia; Sudan
    East Tropical Africa: Kenya; Tanzania; Uganda
    West-Central Tropical Africa: Burundi; Cameroon; Equatorial Guinea; Gabon; Zaire
    West Tropical Africa: Benin; Burkina Faso; Cote D'Ivoire; Gambia; Ghana; Guinea; Guinea-Bissau; Liberia; Niger; Nigeria; Senegal; Sierra Leone; Togo
    South Tropical Africa: Angola; Malawi; Mozambique; Zambia; Zimbabwe
    Western Indian Ocean: Comoros; Madagascar; Seychelles
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Western Asia: Iran
    China: China - Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Sichuan, Yunnan
    Eastern Asia: Japan - Honshu, Kyushu, Ryukyu Islands, Shikoku; Taiwan
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: India; Nepal; Pakistan; Sri Lanka
    North Indian Ocean: India - Andaman and Nicobar
    Indo-China: Cambodia; Laos; Myanmar; Thailand; Vietnam
    Malesia: Indonesia; Malaysia; Papua New Guinea; Philippines
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia - New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland, Western Australia
  • NORTHERN AMERICA (Check conservation status in U.S. & Canada in NatureServe Explorer database)
    Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia
    South-Central U.S.A.: United States - Texas
    Southern Mexico: Mexico - Chiapas, Guerrero, Michoacan, Nayarit, Tabasco, Veracruz
  • PACIFIC
    Northwestern Pacific: Micronesia
    Southwestern Pacific: Solomon Islands
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Caribbean: Cuba; Dominican Republic; Jamaica; Puerto Rico; Trinidad and Tobago
    Mesoamerica: Belize; Costa Rica; Guatemala; Honduras; Nicaragua; Panama
    Northern South America: French Guiana; Guyana; Suriname; Venezuela
    Brazil: Brazil
    Western South America: Bolivia; Colombia; Ecuador; Peru
    Southern South America: Paraguay

      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • PACIFIC
    North-Central Pacific: United States - Hawaii
    Southwestern Pacific: Fiji

References:

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & M. T. Strong. 2012. Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies. Smithsonian Contr. Bot. 98.
  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson. 2009. Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin).
  • 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.
  • CIBA-GEIGY, Basel, Switzerland. Documenta CIBA-GEIGY (Grass weeds 1. 1980, 2. 1981; Monocot weeds 3. 1982; Dicot weeds 1. 1988)
  • 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.
  • FNA Editorial Committee. 1993–. Flora of North America.
  • 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. [lists as C "halpan" L.].
  • 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.
  • Hedberg, I. & S. Edwards. 1989–. Flora of Ethiopia. (and Eritrea. 2000)
  • Hnatiuk, R. J. 1990. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11.
  • 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.
  • Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper. 1953–1972. Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2.
  • Molina G., A. M. 2011. Review of Cyperaceae data for World Economic Plants, ed. 2. pers. comm. via e–mail on 31 Mar.
  • Ohwi, J. 1965. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.).
  • Padua, L. S. de et al., eds. 1999. Medicinal and poisonous plants 1. 12(1):226 In: Faridah Hanum, I. & L. J. G. van der Maesen, eds., Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA). 12(1):226. [= C. halpan].
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  • Rechinger, K. H., ed. 1963–. Flora iranica.
  • Smith, A. C. 1979–1991. Flora vitiensis nova.
  • Stanley, T. D. & E. M. Ross. 1983–1989. Flora of south-eastern Queensland.
  • Steenis, C. G. G. J. van, ed. 1948–. Flora malesiana. [lists as C "halpan" L.].
  • Steyermark, J. A. et al., eds. 1995–. Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana.
  • Thulin, M., ed. 1993–. Flora of Somalia.
  • Tucker, G. C. 1994. Revision of the Mexican species of Cyperus (Cyperaceae). Syst. Bot. Monogr. 43:48–49.
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