Eleocharis confervoides (Poir.) Steud.
  • Syn. Pl. Glumac. 2: 82 (1855) 

Notes: Distribution: Trop. & Subtrop. America, Trop. & S. Africa to Sri Lanka

Distribution Map

  • Native distribution
Found in
  • Africa East Tropical Africa Tanzania
  • South Tropical Africa Zambia
  • Southern Africa Botswana
  • West Tropical Africa Ivory Coast
  • Nigeria
  • West-Central Tropical Africa Gabon
  • Zaire
  • Western Indian Ocean Madagascar
  • Asia-Tropical Indian Subcontinent India
  • Sri Lanka
  • Malesia Malaya
  • Northern America Southeastern U.S.A. Florida
  • Georgia
  • Southern America Brazil Brazil North
  • Brazil South
  • Caribbean Cuba
  • Trinidad-Tobago
  • Central America Costa Rica
  • Guatemala
  • Honduras
  • Nicaragua
  • Northern South America French Guiana
  • Guyana
  • Suriname (Doubtful)
  • Venezuela
  • Southern South America Argentina Northeast
  • Paraguay
  • Western South America Ecuador (Doubtful)


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  • 2 Lye, K.A. & Thery, P. (2012). Flore du Gabon 44: 1-230. Muséum National D'Histoire Naturelle, Paris.
  • 3 Silveira, G.H. & Longhi-Wagner, H.M. (2008). Cyperaceae Juss. no Morro Santana - Porto Alegre e Viamåo, Rio Grande do Sul, Brasil. Iheringia: Botânica 63: 295-320.
  • 4 Govaerts, R. & Simpson, D.A. (2007). World Checklist of Cyperaceae. Sedges: 1-765. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • 5 Govaerts, R. (2004). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-54382. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • 6 Hammel, B.E. & al. (2003). Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica 2: 1-694. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

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WCS higher taxonomy
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