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  1. Family: Cyperaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Rhynchospora Vahl
      1. Rhynchospora gigantea Link

        This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Mexico to Tropical America.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Cuba, French Guiana, Guyana, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Southeast, Nicaragua, Paraguay, Puerto Rico, Suriname, Venezuela

    Synonyms

    Other Data

    Rhynchospora gigantea Link appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Oct 1, 2003 Mori, S.A. [11666], Bahia K000189546
    Apr 1, 1983 Noblick, L.R. [2592], Bahia K000189536
    Oct 1, 1982 Hage, J.L. [1154], Bahia K000189538
    Jan 1, 1981 Silva, L.A.M. [775], Bahia K000189537
    Aug 1, 1978 Harley, R.M. [16968], Bahia K000189543
    Feb 1, 1978 Harley, R.M. [18246], Bahia K000189541
    Jan 1, 1978 Harley, R.M. [19337], Bahia K000189542
    Jan 4, 1904 Pringle, C.G. [8642], Michoacán K000632404
    May 1, 1889 Salzmann, P. [s.n.], Bahia K000189540
    May 1, 1889 Salzmann, P. [s.n.], Bahia K000189539
    Riedel, L. [s.n.], Bahia K000189534
    May 1, 1889 Glaziou, A.F.M. [11653], Brazil Rhynchospora scaberrima K000307821 Unknown type material
    May 1, 1889 Glaziou, A.F.M. [2747], Brazil Rhynchospora scaberrima K001180671
    Clarke, C.B. [6984], Brazil Rhynchospora scaberrima K001180672

    Bibliography

    First published in Jahrb. Gewächsk. 1(3): 76 (1820)

    Accepted by

    • Jørgensen, P.M., Nee, M.H. & Beck., S.G. (eds.) (2013). Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de Bolivia Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 127: 1-1741.
    • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
    • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
    • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
    • Govaerts, R. & Simpson, D.A. (2007). World Checklist of Cyperaceae. Sedges: 1-765. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Strong, M.T. (2006). Taxonomy and distribution of Rhynchospora (Cyperaceae) in the Guianas, South America Contributions from the United States National Herbarium 53: 1-225.
    • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2005). Monocotyledons and Gymnosperms of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands Contributions from the United States National Herbarium 52: 1-415.
    • Govaerts, R. (2004). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-54382. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Espejo Serna, A. & López-Ferrari, A.R. (1997). Las Monocotiledóneas Mexicanas una Sinopsis Florística 5: 1-98. Consejo Nacional de la Flora de México, México D.F.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions

    • Jørgensen, P.M., Nee, M.H. & Beck., S.G. (eds.) (2013). Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de Bolivia Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 127: 1-1741.
    • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
    • Espejo Serna, A. & López-Ferrari, A.R. (1997). Las Monocotiledóneas Mexicanas una Sinopsis Florística 5: 1-98. Consejo Nacional de la Flora de México, México D.F.

    Sources

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    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