Family Cyperaceae
Basionym Cyperus amplus G. C. Tucker
Original Identification Cyperus andreanus Maury ?
Current Taxon Cyperus amplus G. C. Tucker
Protologue location in folder
Protologue Citation Systematic Botany Monographs 2: 23. 1983.
Holotype/Isotype Holotype (2 sheets)
DUKE Accession Number 302976
Primary Collector Barry Hammel
Collector Number 10752
Collection Date 27 May 1981
Country Costa Rica
Province/State Heredia
Plant Location Notes Finca La Selva, the OTS Field Station on the Rio Puerto Viejo just E of its junction with the Rio Sarapiqui. Elevation about 100 m. In the swamp just S of the 1973 plot, an open Spathiphyllum dominated swamp.
Plant Description Notes Plants to about 1.5 m tall, the inflorescence bracts to about 1 m long; perhaps 10 plants in this population.
Broad geographical location Central America
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