Cyperus polystachyos Rottb. var. polystachyos (Descr. Pl. Rar. 21. 1772.)
Localities: West Indies (native), Lesser Antilles (native) [Antigua, Grenada, Barbados, Dominica, Maria Galante,Martinique, St. Lucia, St. Vincent], Greater Antilles [Jamaica (native), Cuba (native), Cayman Island (native), Hispaniola (native)[ Gonave, Haiti, Tortue,], Puerto Rico (native)[], Virgin Islands (native) ( Virgin Gorda ) ], North America (native), Mexico (native), Central America (native), South America (native), Old World (Africa; Asia; Pacific),
Synonyms: Cyperus hahnianus Boeckeler (Flora 61: 138. 1878.), Cyperus odoratus sensu Britton & P. Wilson, non Linnaeus, 1753 (Sci. Surv. Porto Rico & Virgin Islands 5: 81. 1923.), Cyperus paniculatus Rottb. (Descr. Icon. Rar. Pl. 40. 1773.), Cyperus scopellatus Rich. (Actes Soc. Hist. Nat. Paris 1: 106. 1792.), Pycreus odoratus Urb. (Symb. Antill. 2: 164. 1900.), Pycreus odoratus Urb. var. hahnianus (Boeck.) Stehlé (Caribbean Forest. 5: 184. 1944.), Pycreus polystachyos (Rottb.) P. Beauv. (Fl. Oware 2: 48. 1816.), Pycreus polystachyos (Rottb.) P. Beauv. var. hahnianus (Boeck.) C.B.Clarke (in I. Urban, Symb. Antill. 2: 18. 1900.),
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