Cyperus alternifolius L., Mant. Pl. 1: 28 1767. (Syn: Cyperus racemosus Poir.; Eucyperus alternifolius (L.) Rikli;                                                   Cyperus frondosus Salisb.; Cyperus onustus Steud.);
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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
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commonly known as: galingale, umbrella palm, umbrella papyrus, umbrella sedge
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Native to: tropical Africa, Madagascar; naturalised, cultivated elsewhere
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Very popular with Ikebana flower arrangement classes and 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


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“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 …



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Poaceae, Cyperaceae and Juncaceae Week: Poaceae :030413 ARK-02 from Mumbai :  2 images. 3 posts by 2 authors.
Attaching photographs of Cyperus alternifolius from Mumbai (Dec 2012).



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Poaceae, Cyperaceae and Juncaceae Week : Cyperaceae » Cyperus alternifolius from Mumbai : VG-01 : 3 images. 1 post by 1 author.
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.



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Poaceae, Cyperaceae and Juncaceae Week: Cyperaceae-Cyperus alternifolius from Delhi-GS37  :  Attachments (3). 2 posts by 2 authors.
Cyperus alternifolius, photographed from Delhi.

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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Poaceae, Cyperaceae and Juncaceae Week: Cyperaceae- Cyperus scariosus R.Br from HAU Hisar Canpus BS6 : Attachments (5).  9 posts by 5 authors.
Cyperus scariosus R.Br from HAU Hisar Campus BS6
Pls validate

Nice ones …


Any difference between this and Cyperus alternifolius?


Cyperus scariosus R. Br. looks quite different in http://archive.org/details/illustrationsofc00clarrich (p79).
Found 3 Cyperus alternifolius

Bhopal
Black soil
1/12/2021


Looks more like Cyperus alternifolius ???


Thanks, …, for the id.
To me also appears close to images at Cyperus alternifolius L.


 


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