Monographs Details: Hypolytrum longifolium subsp. nicaraguense (Liebm.) T.Koyama
Authority: Maguire, Bassett. 1967. The botany of the Guayana Highland--Part VII. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 17: 1-439.
Family:Cyperaceae
Description:Distribution and Ecology - Central America, from southern Mexico south to Panama, and northwestern South America, relatively sporadically distributed. MEXICO. Balancan, Tabasco, S. Isidro, Matuda 3337 (GH, NY). GUATEMALA. Peten, north of Chinaja, on trail toward Zacatal, alt 50-70 m, Steyermark 45476 (F, NY). HONDURAS. Sibun River, Gentle 1490 MICH, NY); Stann Creek District. Melenda Pine Ridge Rd., Gentle 1901 (MICH, NY); Colon, Guarunta, Hagen &Hagen 1373. PANAMA. Chagres, Isthmus of Panama, Fendler 356 (K); Canal Zone, Bailey 25; vicinity of Campamento Buena Yista, Rio Chucunaque above confluence with Rio Tuquesa, Stern et al 840 (GH). JAMAICA. Near Kingston, Orsted s.n. (C, NY). COLOMBIA. Bolivar: Tierra Alta, on Rio Sinu, alt 5001000 m, Pennell 4930; Santander: Km 16, between Puerto Witches and Puerto Santos, alt 110-115 m, Killip & A.C. Smith 14812. VENEZUELA. Oronoco Delta, Cano del Guinipa, Bond et al 74.

Discussion:

Hypolytrum nicaraguense Liebm., Dansk. Vidensk. Selsk Skr. V. 2: 235. 1851.

Type. Rio San Juan, Nicaragua, Ordted (C)

Distribution:Mexico North America| Guatemala Central America| Honduras Central America| Panama Central America| Jamaica South America| Colombia South America| Venezuela South America|