Eleocharis acutangula

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Eleocharis acutangula


Perennial, with short rhizome and long stolons. Stamens 2-3;


Alor present, Asia-Tropical: Lesser Sunda Is. present; Malaya (Peninsular Malaysia present, Singapore present); New Guinea present; Philippines (Philippines present); Sulawesi (Sulawesi present); Sumatera (Sumatera present), Australasia: Queensland (Queensland present), Japan present, Kangean present, Kedah present, Luzon present, Madagascar present, Madura present, Malacca present, Mindanao present, N. Borneo present, NE. New Guinea present, P. Langkawi present, Papua present, Perak present, S. and E. Asia present, Southern America: Argentina Northeast (Formosa present), Timor present, Tropical Africa present, W. and Central Java present, Wetar present, Widely distributed but apparently uncommon species in the tropics both of the Old and the New World present, tropical Australia present, tropical S. America present
Widely distributed but apparently uncommon species in the tropics both of the Old and the New World: West Indies, tropical S. America, tropical Africa, Madagascar, S. and E. Asia (to Formosa and Japan), tropical Australia (Queensland), in Malesia: Sumatra, Malay Peninsula (Kedah, Perak, Malacca, P. Langkawi, Singapore), W. and Central Java (also in Kangean, Madura), Lesser Sunda Islands (Timor, Alor, Wetar), N. Borneo, Philippines (Luzon, Mindanao), Celebes, New Guinea (Papua, NE. New Guinea). Distribution map in .


After TROUPIN, l.c., had pointed out that the correct name of this species is E. acutangula, not E. fistulosa, , accepted again the latter combination in ascribing it to . However, the combination was not definitely made there ("Scirpus fistulosus. ist ebenfalls eine Eleocharis").


SVENS. 1929: p. 152. – In: Rhodora: t.188, n
BACK. 1949 – In: Bekn. Fl. Java, (em. ed.): fam. 246, p. 15
OHWI 1944 – In: Mem. Coll. Sc. Kyoto Imp. Un. B: 31
NAVES 1882: NOV. App.: 306
STEUD. 1855 – In: Syn.: 80
Ridl. 1925 – In: Fl. Mal. Pen.: 151
SCHULT. 1939 – In: Rhodora: 4
Koord. 1911 – In: Exk. Fl. Java: 197
S.T.BLAKE 1939: p. 97. – In: Proc. R. Soc. Queensl.: t. 7, f. 1-3
Miq. 1856 – In: Fl. Ind. Bat.: 301
Clarke 1893 – In: Fl. Br. Ind.: 626
BOECK. 1870 – In: Linnaea: 472
KERN 1968 – In: Back. & Bakh.f., Fl. Java 3: 461
ANDREWS 1956 – In: Flow. Pl. Sudan: 359
Merr. 1923 – In: En. Philip.: 120
STEUD. 1855 – In: Syn.: 801
KOYAMA 1957 – In: Contr. Inst. Bot. Un. Montréal: 36
Clarke 1909: Ill. Cyp.: f. 1-4
MOR. 1846: Syst. Verz.: 97
Miq. 1856 – In: Fl. Ind. Bat.: 302
SCHULT. 1961 – In: J. Fac. Sc. Un. Tokyo: 98
KUNTH 1837 – In: En.: 155
S. T. BLAKE 1947 – In: J. Arn. Arb.: 226
Ridl. 1907 – In: Mat. Fl. Mal. Pen. (Monoc.): 76
FERN. 1925: p. 39. – In: Rhodora: t.149, f. 5-10
BACK. 1928: Onkr. Suiker.: 153
TROUPIN 1956: Fl. Sperm. Parc Nat. Garamba: 108
CAMUS 1912: p. 84. – In: Fl. Gen. I.-C.: f. 13, 3 & 4
NAVES 1882: NOV. App.: 306