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Taxon: Kyllinga nemoralis (J. R. Forst. & G. Forst.) Dandy ex Hutch. & Dalziel

Genus: Kyllinga
Family: Cyperaceae subfamily: Cyperoideae tribe: Cypereae.
Nomen number: 402838
Place of publication: Fl. W. trop. Afr. 2:486. 1936
Name verified on: 10-Dec-2009 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 11-Dec-2009
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

Common names:

  • white kyllinga   (Source: Weed CIBA ) – English
  • white water sedge   (Source: A. Molina, p.c.) – English

Economic importance:

  • Medicines: folklore   (fide Pl Res SEAs 12(1):227. 1999, as Cyperus kyllingia)
  • Weed   (fide Weed CIBA)

Distributional range:

      Native:
  • AFRICA
    Middle Atlantic Ocean: St. Helena
    Northeast Tropical Africa: Yemen - Socotra
    East Tropical Africa: Kenya; Tanzania; Uganda
    West-Central Tropical Africa: Cameroon; Congo; Gabon
    West Tropical Africa: Benin; Cote D'Ivoire; Ghana; Guinea; Liberia; Nigeria; Togo
    South Tropical Africa: Mozambique
    Southern Africa: South Africa - KwaZulu-Natal
    Western Indian Ocean: Comoros; Madagascar; Mauritius; Reunion; Seychelles
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    China: China
    Eastern Asia: Taiwan
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: Bhutan; India; Nepal; Pakistan; Sri Lanka
    North Indian Ocean: India - Andaman and Nicobar
    Indo-China: Myanmar; Thailand; Vietnam
    Malesia: Indonesia; Malaysia; Papua New Guinea; Philippines
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia - Queensland
  • PACIFIC
    Northwestern Pacific: Guam; Marshall Islands; Micronesia; Northern Mariana Islands
    South-Central Pacific: Cook Islands; French Polynesia - Society Islands, Tuamotu Archipelago
    Southwestern Pacific: Kiribati - Gilbert Islands; New Caledonia; Samoa; Solomon Islands; Tonga; Vanuatu

      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • PACIFIC
    North-Central Pacific: United States - Hawaii
    Southwestern Pacific: Fiji; Niue
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Caribbean: Jamaica; Puerto Rico; Trinidad and Tobago
    Northern South America: Suriname
    Brazil: Brazil [e.]

References:

  • Boggan, J. et al. 1997. Checklist of the plants of the Guianas, ed. 2.
  • CIBA-GEIGY, Basel, Switzerland. Documenta CIBA-GEIGY (Grass weeds 1. 1980, 2. 1981; Monocot weeds 3. 1982; Dicot weeds 1. 1988)
  • Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. 1980–. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon.
  • Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. 2003. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14.
  • 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 kyllingia Endl.].
  • Hara, H. et al. 1978–1982. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal.
  • Holm, L. et al. 1979. A geographical atlas of world weeds. [= Cyperus kyllingia Endl.].
  • Molina G., A. M. 2011. Review of Cyperaceae data for World Economic Plants, ed. 2. pers. comm. via e–mail on 31 Mar.
  • Padua, L. S. de et al., eds. 1999. Medicinal and poisonous plants 1. 12(1):227 In: Faridah Hanum, I. & L. J. G. van der Maesen, eds., Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA). 12(1):227. [= Cyperus kyllingia Endl.].
  • Rogers, G. & B. McClain. 1998. The sedges (Cyperaceae) of Barbados. Rhodora 100:407.
  • Smith, A. C. 1979–1991. Flora vitiensis nova.
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Check other web resources for Kyllinga nemoralis (J. R. Forst. & G. Forst.) Dandy ex Hutch. & Dalziel:

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP: North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.

Images:

More:
  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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