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  1. Family: Cyperaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Rhynchospora Vahl
      1. Rhynchospora wightiana (Nees) Steud.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is India, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, Jawa (Madura Island), New Guinea.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    India, Jawa, New Guinea, Sri Lanka, Vietnam

    Synonyms

    Other Data

    Rhynchospora wightiana (Nees) Steud. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Nov 7, 1930 Wight, R. [1903], Kerala K001057259
    Nov 7, 1930 Wight, R. [2911], Kerala K001057260
    Nov 7, 1930 Wight, R. [1903], India K001057261
    May 1, 1889 Gardner, G. [2385], Brazil K000189592 Unknown type material
    Gardner, G. [2385], Piauí K000189606 Unknown type material

    Bibliography

    First published in Syn. Pl. Glumac. 2: 148 (1855)

    Accepted by

    • Dey, S. & Prasanna, P.V. (2010). The tribe Rhynchosporeae (Cyperaceae) in India Rheedea 20: 1-19.
    • 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.

    Sources

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. 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 2020. 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