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Taxon: Cyperus squarrosus L.

Genus: Cyperus
Family: Cyperaceae subfamily: Cyperoideae tribe: Cypereae.
Nomen number: 402843
Place of publication: Cent. pl. II:6. 1756 (Amoen. acad. 4:303. 1759)
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 09-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:

  • bearded flat sedge   (Source: F SE Queensl ) – English

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Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • AFRICA
    Macaronesia: Cape Verde
    Northeast Tropical Africa: Chad; Eritrea; Ethiopia; Somalia; Yemen - Socotra
    East Tropical Africa: Kenya; Tanzania; Uganda
    West-Central Tropical Africa: Burundi; Central African Republic; Rwanda; Zaire
    West Tropical Africa: Benin; Burkina Faso; Cote D'Ivoire; Gambia; Ghana; Guinea; Mali; Mauritania; Niger; Nigeria; Senegal; Togo
    South Tropical Africa: Angola; Malawi; Mozambique
    Southern Africa: Botswana; Namibia; South Africa; Swaziland
    Western Indian Ocean: Madagascar
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Arabian Peninsula: Oman; Saudi Arabia; Yemen
    Western Asia: Afghanistan
    China: China - Sichuan, Yunnan
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: Bangladesh; Bhutan; India; Nepal; Pakistan; Sri Lanka
    Indo-China: Myanmar; Thailand; Vietnam
    Malesia: Indonesia - Lesser Sunda Islands
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia - New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland, South Australia, Victoria, Western Australia
  • NORTHERN AMERICA (Check conservation status in U.S. & Canada in NatureServe Explorer database)
    Eastern Canada: Canada - New Brunswick, Ontario, Quebec
    Western Canada: Canada - Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba
    Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Connecticut, Indiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia
    North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Wisconsin
    Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, Wyoming
    Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia
    South-Central U.S.A.: United States - New Mexico, Texas
    Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - Arizona, California, Nevada, Utah
    Northern Mexico: Mexico - Baja Norte, Baja Sur, Chihuahua, Coahuila, Nuevo Leon, San Luis Potosi, Sonora
    Southern Mexico: Mexico - Campeche, Oaxaca, Yucatan
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Caribbean: Anguilla; Aruba; Bermuda; Cuba; Netherlands Antilles
    Mesoamerica: Guatemala
    Brazil: Brazil [n.]
    Western South America: Bolivia; Colombia; Ecuador [incl. Galapagos]; Peru
    Southern South America: Argentina; Chile; Paraguay; Uruguay

References:

  • Arnold, T. H. & B. C. De Wet, eds. 1993. Plants of southern Africa: names and distribution. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa no. 62. [= Mariscus squarrosus (L.) C. B. Clarke].
  • 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)
  • CONABIO. Comisión Nacional para el Conocimiento y Uso de la Biodiversidad en Mexico. Sistema Integrado de Información Taxonómica (SIIT) (on-line resource).
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959–. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. [= Mariscus aristatus (Rottb.) Tang & Wang].
  • Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. 1980–. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon. [= Mariscus squarrosus (L.) C. B. Clarke].
  • Davidse, G. et al., eds. 1994. Flora mesoamericana.
  • FNA Editorial Committee. 1993–. Flora of North America.
  • Foreman, D. B. & N. G. Walsh. 1993–. Flora of Victoria.
  • Ghazanfar, S. A. 1992. An annotated catalogue of the vascular plants of Oman. Scripta Botanica Belgica 2.
  • Gibbs Russell, G. E. et al. 1985. List of species of Southern African plants, ed. 2. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa v. 51.; v. 56. 1987 [= Mariscus squarrosus (L.) C. B. Clarke].
  • 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.
  • Hara, H. et al. 1978–1982. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal. [= Mariscus squarrosus (L.) C. B. Clarke].
  • 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.
  • Howard, R. 1974–1989. Flora of the lesser Antilles. [= Mariscus squarrosus (L.) C. B. Clarke].
  • Jessop, J. P. & H. R. Toelken, eds. 1986. Flora of South Australia, ed. 4.
  • 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. [= Mariscus squarrosus (L.) C. B. Clarke].
  • Rechinger, K. H., ed. 1963–. Flora iranica.
  • Rye, B. L. 1997. A synopsis of the annual species of Cyperaceae from central and southern Western Australia. Nuytsia 11:407.
  • Saldanha, C. J. & D. H. Nicolson. 1976. Flora of Hassan district. [= Mariscus squarrosus (L.) C. B. Clarke].
  • Simpson, D. A. & C. A. Inglis. 2001. Cyperaceae of economic, ethnobotanical and horticultural importance: a checklist. Kew Bull. 56:308.
  • Stanley, T. D. & E. M. Ross. 1983–1989. Flora of south-eastern Queensland.
  • Steenis, C. G. G. J. van, ed. 1948–. Flora malesiana.
  • Thulin, M., ed. 1993–. Flora of Somalia.
  • Tucker, G. C. 1994. Revision of the Mexican species of Cyperus (Cyperaceae). Syst. Bot. Monogr. 43:87.
  • 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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