1. Family: Cyperaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Carex L.
      1. Carex acuta L.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Azores, Europe to Mongolia and W. Iran.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Albania, Altay, Austria, Azores, Baleares, Baltic States, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Central European Rus, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, East European Russia, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hungary, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kirgizstan, Lebanon-Syria, Mongolia, Netherlands, North Caucasus, North European Russi, Northwest European R, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, South European Russi, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Transcaucasus, Turkey, Ukraine, West Siberia, Yakutskiya, Yugoslavia

    Carex acuta L. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Sep 28, 1901 s.coll. [1], Sicilia K000960441
    Sep 18, 1901 s.coll. [33] K000960444
    Fries, E.M. [s.n.], Sweden K000960443
    s.coll. [s.n.], Sweden K000960442 Unknown type material
    Feb 3, 1902 Welwitsch, F.M.J. [363], Portugal Carex ambigua K000480796
    Feb 3, 1902 Bicknell, C. [106], France Carex ambigua K000480786
    Feb 3, 1902 Moggridge, M. [s.n.], France Carex ambigua K000480784
    Feb 3, 1902 Moggridge, M. [s.n.], France Carex ambigua K000480787
    Feb 1, 1902 G [s.n.], Portugal Carex ambigua K000480794
    Wolley-Dod, A.H. [1654], Spain Carex ambigua K000480790
    Hochstetter, C. [304], Portugal Carex ambigua K000480797
    Lester-Garland, L.V. [s.n.], France Carex ambigua K000480785
    Sampaio, G. [s.n.], Portugal Carex ambigua K000480798

    First published in Sp. Pl.: 978 (1753)

    Accepted by

    • Jiménez-Mejías, P., Martín-Bravo, S., Amini-Rad, M. & Luceño, M. (2013). Disentangling the taxonomy of Carex acuta s.l. in the Mediterranean basin and the Middle East: Re-evaluation of C. panormitana Guss. and C. kurdica Kük. ex Hand.-Mazz Plant Biosystems 148: 64-73.
    • Jiménez-Mejías, P., Escudero, M., Guerra-Cárdenas, S., Lye, K.A. & Luceño, M. (2011). Taxonomic delimination and drivers of speciation in the Ibero-North African Carex sect. Phacosystis river-shore group (Cyperaceae) American journal of botany 98: 1855-1867.
    • Koopman, J. (2011). Carex Europaea. The Genus Carex L. (Cyperaceae) in Europe 1: 1-726. Margraf publishers,Weikersheim, Germany.
    • Dobignard, D. & Chatelain, C. (2010). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 1: 1-455. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
    • Castroviejo, S. & al. (eds.) (2008). Flora Iberica 18: 1-420. Real Jardín Botánico, CSIC, Madrid.
    • Jermy, C., Simpson, D., Foley, M. & Porter, M. (2007). Sedges of the British Isles. B.S.B.I. Handbook No. 1, ed. 3: 1-554. Botanical Society of the British Isles, London.
    • Govaerts, R. & Simpson, D.A. (2007). World Checklist of Cyperaceae. Sedges: 1-765. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Amini Rad, M. (2006). New taxa records of Carex from Iran Rostaniha 7: 139-140.
    • Takhtajan, A.L. (ed.) (2006). Conspectus Florae Caucasi 2: 1-466. Editio Universitatis Petropolitanae.
    • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Jiménez-Mejías, P., Martín-Bravo, S., Amini-Rad, M. & Luceño, M. (2013). Disentangling the taxonomy of Carex acuta s.l. in the Mediterranean basin and the Middle East: Re-evaluation of C. panormitana Guss. and C. kurdica Kük. ex Hand.-Mazz Plant Biosystems 148: 64-73.

    Sources

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0