Kew Bulletin

, 72:33 | Cite as

Notes on the taxonomy and lectotypification of Cyperus macer (Cyperaceae)

  • V. P. Prasad
  • David A. Simpson


Cyperus macer C. B. Clarke is lectotypified, and its taxonomy and distribution are discussed.

Key Words

Bangladesh distribution India lectotype Myanmar taxonomy 



The authors thank the Director, Botanical Survey of India, Kolkata and the Head of Office, CAL, Howrah for the provision of herbarium material. The specimen from Mizoram (Upendranath Kanjilal 4785) was kindly provided by the Head of Office, ASSAM and images of the BLAT specimen Sedgewick 6972 were provided by Dr Rajendra Shinde, Assist. Principal, St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai. Thanks are also due to Mr Anand Kumar, Botanical Assistant, Botanical Survey of India, Kolkata for preparing the plate.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Central National HerbariumBotanical Survey of IndiaHowrahIndia
  2. 2.Royal Botanic GardensSurreyUK
  3. 3.Botany DepartmentTrinity College DublinDublin 2Ireland

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