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This species is accepted, and its native range is S. South America.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Argentina South, Chile Central, Paraguay, Uruguay

Introduced into:

California, Nevada, New South Wales

Eleocharis pachycarpa É.Desv. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jun 1, 1887 Philippi [s.n.], Chile K000632148
Jun 1, 1887 [Philippi] [s.n.], Chile K000632149
Lechler [249], Chile K000632150
[Philippi] [s.n.], Chile K000632152
[Philippi] [s.n.], Chile K000632151

First published in C.Gay, Fl. Chil. 6: 174 (1854)

Accepted by

  • 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. & 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