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Taxon: Rhynchospora corymbosa (L.) Britton

Genus: Rhynchospora
Family: Cyperaceae subfamily: Cyperoideae tribe: Rhynchosporeae.
Nomen number: 402870
Place of publication: Trans. New York Acad. Sci. 11:84. 1892
Name verified on: 21-Sep-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 24-Apr-2003
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

Common names:

  • golden beak sedge   (Source: Weed CIBA ) – English
  • cortadera   (Source: A. Molina, p.c.) – Spanish

Economic importance:

  • Materials: fiber   (fide Kew Bull 56:332. 2001)
  • Weed   (fide Kew Bull 56:332. 2001)

Distributional range:

      Native:
  • AFRICA
    Northeast Tropical Africa: Chad
    East Tropical Africa: Tanzania; Uganda
    West-Central Tropical Africa: Cameroon; Central African Republic; Equatorial Guinea; Gabon; Zaire
    West Tropical Africa: Benin; Burkina Faso; Cote D'Ivoire; Gambia; Guinea; Guinea-Bissau; Liberia; Mali; Nigeria; Senegal; Sierra Leone; Togo
    Southern Africa: South Africa
    Western Indian Ocean: Madagascar; Mauritius; Reunion
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    China: China
    Eastern Asia: Taiwan
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: Bangladesh; Bhutan; India; Sri Lanka
    North Indian Ocean: India - Andaman and Nicobar
    Indo-China: Myanmar; Thailand; Vietnam
    Malesia: Indonesia; Malaysia; Papua New Guinea; Philippines
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia - New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Mexico
  • PACIFIC
    Northwestern Pacific: Micronesia; Northern Mariana Islands
    Southwestern Pacific: Fiji; Samoa; Tonga; Vanuatu
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Caribbean: Cuba; Dominica; Dominican Republic; Grenada; Guadeloupe; Jamaica; Martinique; 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: Argentina; Paraguay; Uruguay

References:

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & M. T. Strong. 2012. Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies. Smithsonian Contr. Bot. 98.
  • 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.
  • Forzza, R. C. et al., coord. Lista de espécies da flora do Brasil (on-line resource).
  • 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.
  • Instituto de Botánica Darwinion. 2008. Flora del Conosur. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares.
  • Molina G., A. M. 2011. Review of Cyperaceae data for World Economic Plants, ed. 2. pers. comm. via e–mail on 31 Mar.
  • Simpson, D. A. & C. A. Inglis. 2001. Cyperaceae of economic, ethnobotanical and horticultural importance: a checklist. Kew Bull. 56:332.
  • Steenis, C. G. G. J. van, ed. 1948–. Flora malesiana.
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994–. Flora of China (English edition).
More:

Check other web resources for Rhynchospora corymbosa (L.) Britton:

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • 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.

Check other web resources for images:

  • PlantSystematics.org
  • Google 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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