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This species is accepted, and its native range is Madagascar, N. Australia.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Madagascar, Northern Territory, Western Australia

Eleocharis caespitosissima Baker appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Baron, R. [2242], Madagascar K000416641 Unknown type material
Baron, R. [2242], Madagascar K000416642 Unknown type material
Clake, C.B. [45920], India K000592591 Unknown type material

First published in J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 21: 450 (1885)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. & Simpson, D.A. (2007). World Checklist of Cyperaceae. Sedges: 1-765. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Govaerts, R. (2004). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-54382. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. 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 2021. 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