Common name: Poorland Flat Sedge, Summer sedge • Kannada: Usumani hullu • Marathi: Emend • Nepali: झुसुना Jhusuna • Tamil: Kunna korai, Kottikkorai, Kottukkorai 




“Poaceae, Cyperaceae and Juncaceae Week: – 01042013MR1 from Pune for ID—MR1” : Attachments (2).  6 posts by 4 authors. 29/07/2012

kindly help Id this plant growing in between the tiles at Pune. I do not have a close up picture of the plant.

Cyperus sp. I hope

I think it is Cyperus compressus L.



identification of grass cyperus: Please help to id this grass found at Kuvempu University Campus
Shankaraghatta Shimoga district.

Date: 24 Jan 2011
alt c:2228 ft MSL 




Attachments (3). 4 posts by 3 authors.
Cyperus sp. photographed from Delhi. Pl. help in ID.

I think it is Cyperus compressus




Hooghly yesterday : seems to be Cyperus compressus L. : Attachments (10). 4 posts by 2 authors.  

This one is growing in front of our school, where a small pool developed due to recent shower, a less than 1 ft. cyperus.

Last two pictures taken today (31.7.13).

efi page on Cyperus compressus

It is Cyperus compressus



Hooghly : sk-Oct-14 : Cyperus sp. : 4 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (3).
This is very small sedge, hardly an inch or two high, photographed today. (3.10.14)

It looks like Cyperus compressus L.

Cyperus compressus in FoI looks like Cyperus niveus Retz.

You are right! That’s a mistake!

Attaching photographs of Cyperus rotundus from Mumbai (Sept 2012)

Requesting tp please validate the ID of the sedge above.
A recent post of mine was identified as C. rotundus. That looks dfferent from the one above. Are these C. rotundus as well? 

Cyperus compressus..

It is Cyperus compressus L.




SK 2741 19 August 2020man : 13 posts by 2 authors. 9 images- 6 to 7 mb each.

Location: Gyaneswor, Kathmandu, Nepal
Date: 17 August 2020

Altitude: 1300 m

Habitat : Wild 

Cyperaceae – probably Cyperus rotundus mature spikelets

Thank you …!
Cyperus rotundus L.
Napali Names : मोथे Mothe / नगर मोथे Nagar Mothe /  कसुर  Kasur

One of FB friend from Indian Flora ID it as Cyperus compressus L., and looks close 
according to the  net images. Any further opinion please ?  

Yes it’s compressus …, as per mine,

Yes. looks more like Cyperus compressus as the spikelets are more digitate on the cluster.


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