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This species is accepted, and its native range is Florida, Cuba, N. South America to Brazil.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Brazil North, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Cuba, Florida, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela

Eleocharis nana Kunth appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Oct 1, 2003 Carvalho, A.M. [3184], Bahia K000189305
Dec 1, 1990 Harley, R.M. [25922], Bahia K000189269
Jan 1, 1983 Wright, C. [s.n.], Cuba K000632236
Furlan, A. [1992], Bahia K000189271
Salzmann, P. [s.n.], Bahia K000189272
Ule, E. [1338], Brazil K000632207
Salzmann, P. [s.n.], Bahia K000189273
Salzmann, P. [s.n.], Bahia K000632208
Pirani, J.R. [1624], Bahia K000189270

First published in Enum. Pl. 2: 140 (1837)

Accepted by

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • 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.
  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
  • de Moura Júnior, E.G. & al. (2015). Updated checklist of aquatic macrophytes from Northern Brazil Acta Amazonica 45: 111-132.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • de Moura Júnior, E.G. & al. (2015). Updated checklist of aquatic macrophytes from Northern Brazil Acta Amazonica 45: 111-132.

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/
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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