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H Cyperus malaccensis Lam. is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Cyperus (family Cyperaceae).

The record derives from WCSP (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 237427) with original publication details: Tabl. Encycl. 1: 146 1791.

Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI:


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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Chlorocyperus malaccensis (Lam.) Palla Synonym H WCSP
Cyperus fortunei Steud. Synonym H WCSP
Cyperus incurvatus Roxb. Synonym H WCSP
Cyperus malaccensis subsp. malaccensis Synonym L WCSP
Cyperus malaccensis var. malaccensis Synonym L TRO
Cyperus neesii D.Dietr. [Illegitimate] Synonym H WCSP
Cyperus spaniophyllus Steud. Synonym H WCSP
Cyperus tegetiformis Benth. [Illegitimate] Synonym H WCSP
Cyperus wallichii Nees Synonym H WCSP

Infraspecific taxa:

This species contains the following infraspecific taxa*.

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Synonyms
Cyperus malaccensis subsp. monophyllus (Vahl) T.Koyama Accepted L WCSP 2

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-237427.

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