Cyperus alternifolius L., Mant. Pl. 1: 28 1767. (Syn: Cyperus racemosus Poir.; Eucyperus alternifolius (L.) Rikli;                                                   Cyperus frondosus Salisb.; Cyperus onustus Steud.); 

Images by Bhagyashri Ranade 

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sy-PEER-us — from the ancient Greek name for sedge Dave’s Botanary
al-tern-ee-FOH-lee-us — alternate leavesDave’s Botanary

commonly known as: galingale, umbrella palm, umbrella papyrus, umbrella sedge

Native to: tropical Africa, Madagascar; naturalised, cultivated elsewhere
 

Very popular with Ikebana flower arrangement classes and groups;  
 


In Lotus Pond, Hyderabad on 15/11/09; at Swapnagandha resort, Chorla Ghat, Goa on 30th Jan2010; id please – 30012010_Goa_SSN_9 – efloraofindia | Google Groups Unidentified Grass- 201109Jm1 – indiantreepix | Google Groups

  

 

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Cyperus sp. from Alipore:

Is this Cyperus alternifolius Linn.?
Species : Cyperus alternifolius Linn.?
Habit & Habitat : garden tree
Date : 25-05-12, 12.14 p.m.
Place : The Agri-Horticultural Society of India, Alipore (Kolkata)


yes
very popular with Ikebana flower arrangement classes and groups

 

 

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Jan 2012

sharing pictures of Cyperus alternifolius now flowering at my place at Pune

Family Cyperaceae
common names umbrella plant; umbrella palm


yes and its seeds disperse to start new colonies in wet places… can become weedy


“Poaceae, Cyperaceae and Juncaceae Week: Cyperaceae- Cyperus alternifolius from Pune—MR19 : 5 images. 3 posts by 2 authors.

31/12/2011
sharing images of Cyperus alternifolius at Pune


Very good photographs …


 

Attaching photographs of Cyperus alternifolius from Mumbai (Dec 2012).


 

Sharing some images of a popular ornamental sedgeCyperus alternifolius – from a private cottage garden in Kandivali, North Mumbai. The solid, pith-filled, triangular cross-section of the stem is also attached. Clicked in January 2013.


 

Cyperus alternifolius, photographed from Delhi.


It is a beautiful sedge


 

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Poaceae, Cyperaceae and Juncaceae Week :: Cyperaceae » Cyperus alternifolius in garden at Mumbai :: 14 JAN 07 05:12 :: DV02 : 4 images. 5 posts by 4 authors.

Cyperaceae
Cyperus alternifolius L. 
sy-PEER-us — from the ancient Greek name for sedge Dave’s Botanary
al-tern-ee-FOH-lee-us — alternate leavesDave’s Botanary
commonly known as: galingale, umbrella palm, umbrella papyrus, umbrella sedge
Native to: tropical Africa, Madagascar; naturalised, cultivated elsewhere
References: Flowers of IndiaTop TropicalsDave’s GardenWikipediaNPGS / GRIN  
in garden of residential colony, Mumbai on 14 JAN 07 


 

 

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Poceae cypreceae week :  Attachments (5).  3 posts by 3 authors.

few photos of Umbrella plant are here.


Cyperus alternifolius


 

 

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Grass for ID – 100114 – RK – 2 Attachments (1). 4 posts by 2 authors.
Bangalore – 05/0/14 – afternoon. Is this umbrella grass? Would appreciate Common & Bot. ID.


This is Umbrella papyrus/ Umbrella sedge wrongly also known as Umbrella palm/Umbrella grass.

This is not a grass or palm, but a sedge (Cyperaceae)


Cyperus alternifolius


 

Kindly help to identify this Cyperaceae member.
Place: Indian Botanic Garden, Howrah
Date: September, 2011


Kindly check Cyperus alternifolius.


Thanks so much … I checked it and you are correct.


 

 

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Images by Balkar Singh

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Cyperus scariosus R.Br from HAU Hisar Campus BS6
Pls validate


Nice ones …


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