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L Cyperus laevigatus subsp. distachyos (All.) Ball is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of an infraspecific taxon* of the species Cyperus laevigatus L. in the genus Cyperus (family Cyperaceae).

* The Plant List does not attempt to include all infraspecific taxa

The record derives from WCSP (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 237187) with original publication details: J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 16: 700 1878.


See "Status", "Confidence level", "Source" for definitions.

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Acorellus distachyus (All.) Palla Synonym H WCSP
Acorellus laevigatus subsp. distachyos (All.) Holub Synonym L WCSP
Cyperus distachyos All. Synonym H WCSP
Cyperus laevigatus var. distachyos (All.) Coss. & Durieu Synonym L WCSP
Cyperus laevigatus subsp. distachyos (All.) Maire & Weiller Synonym L TRO
Cyperus mucronatus Rottb. Synonym H WCSP
Juncellus calanthus Peter Synonym H WCSP
Juncellus distachyos (All.) Turrill Synonym H WCSP
Juncellus laevigatus subsp. distachyos (All.) P.H.Davis Synonym L WCSP
Pycreus mucronatus (Rottb.) Nees Synonym H WCSP

The species Cyperus laevigatus L. has a further 45 synonyms.

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-237187.

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