Kyllinga pumila Michx. (Fl. Bor.-Amer. 1: 28. 1803.)
Localities: West Indies (native), Lesser Antilles (native) [Antigua, Grenada, Barbados, Dominica, Martinique, St. Lucia, ], Greater Antilles [Jamaica (native), Cuba (native), Hispaniola (native)[], Puerto Rico (native)[], ], North America (exotic (Mexico)), Mexico (native), Central America (native), South America (native), Old World (Africa),
Synonyms: Cyperus densicaespitosus Mattf. & Kük. (in H.G.A. Engler, Pflanzenr. IV, 20 (Heft 101): 597. 1936.), Cyperus tenuifolius (Steud.) Dandy (Cat. Vasc. Pl. S. Tomé 363. 1944.), Kyllinga flexuosa Boeckeler (Beitr. Cyper. 2: 1. 1890.), Kyllinga odorata sensu Duss, non Vahl, 1805 (Ann. Inst. Col. Marseille 3: 543. 1897.), Kyllinga pungens sensu Britton, non Link (Bull. Dept. Agric. Jamaica 5(Suppl. 1): 3. 1907.), Kyllinga tenuifolia Steud. (Syn. Pl. Glumac. 2: 69. 1854.),
Citations:1). Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. and M.T. Strong. 2005. Monocots and Gymnosperms of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 52: 1-415. 2). Barker, H.D. and W.S. Dardeau. 1930. La Flore d'Haiti. Port-au-Prince. 456 pp. 3). Britton, N.L. and P. Wilson. 1923-1926. Botany of Porto Rico and Virgin Islands. Scientific Survey of Porto Rico and Virgin Islands. New York Academy of Sciences, New York. 4). Howard, R.A. 1974-1989. Flora of the Lesser Antilles. Vols. 1-6. Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University. Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts. 5). Original publication consulted. 6). Urban, I. 1898-1928. Symbolae Antillanae, Vol. 1-9. Berlin, Leipzig, Germany. 7). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. 2008. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Website: apps.kew.org/wcsp/home.do
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