22042011GS1 Cyperus from Morni for ID:
growing on wet soil around Tikkar Tal Lake, Morni, photographed on April 10, 2011
Small herb, less than 12 cm tall, spikes several, about 12-15 mm long, strongly flattened, green, whitish in middle. 

–  How about Cyperus michelianus subsp. pygmaeus (Rottb.) Asch. & Graebn. (syn: Cyperus pygmaeus Rottb.)

– It is Juncellus pygmaeus
    rest is synonyms

– I think this should satisfy you http://www.theplantlist.org/tpl/record/kew-237531
    Kew Plant List is published very recently in 2010 and whole World will follow it as standard database for resolved taxa. I find no reason why we should not follow it

– Again I agree here with …
The plant here is Cyperus michelianus subsp. pygmaeus (Rottb.) Asch. & Graebn. as stated by him.
For your information, in present date, genus Juncellus has been merged back into Cyperus and is considered as one of the subgenus.

Govaerts, R. (2004). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-54382. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [as Cyperus]
Govaerts, R. & Simpson, D.A. (2007). World Checklist of Cyperaceae.
Sedges: 1-765. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [as Cyperus]

Cyperus michelianus subsp. pygmaeus (Rottb.) Asch. & Graebn. (syn: Cyperus pygmaeus Rottb.)
Photographed from along Tikkar Tal Lake in Morni


Poaceae, Cyperaceae and Juncaceae Week :: Cyperaceae : Cyperus michelianus subsp. pygmaeus from Morni Hills – NS 41 : Attachments (2).  2 posts by 2 authors.
This small herb was shot from Morni, Tikkar taal area.. I am following the identification by … I hope I haven’t attached a wrong plant.. please validate/correct..

Thanks … Mine on FB has bagged maximum likes.


Fwd: Distribution of Cyperus pygmaeus in iIndia :  2 posts by 2 authors.
please let me know about distribution of C. pygmaeus in India

The distribution of the species can be found at IUCN – http://www.iucnredlist.org/details/164441/0


Please confirm ID : 5 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (2)
Cyperus michelianus subsp. pygmaeus (Rottb.) Asch. & Graebn.
Synonym : Cyperus pygmaeus Rottb.
Photograph clicked on 6th February 2015
Location : Nearby Vadodara, Gujarat

The identity is correct. It looks like Cyperus pygmaeus often treated as subspecies of Cyperus michelianus. 


ID-06042013-PR-1 : Attachments (2).  4 posts by 3 authors.
plants from gujarat
its from cyperaceae

Looks like Cyperus pygmaeus

Looks like Cyperus pygmaeus Rottb. If the glumes are spirally arranged Cyperus michelianus (L.) Delile

Cyperus michelianus subsp. pygmaeus (Rottb.) Asch. & Graebn.


Permission to use photo (Cyperus pumilus) in plant guide:
My name is … and I´m an Associate Professor and researcher at Pablo de Olavide University, in Seville (Spain). We are currently preparing a field guide of the Cyperaceae species in the Iberian Peninsula (Spain and Portugal) and are lacking photos of a few species.
Would it possible to request permission to use another photo? It´s this photo of Cyperus pygmaeus (=C. michelianus subsp. pygmaeus).
Request for permission for photos of Cyperus pygmaeus (=C. michelianus subsp. pygmaeus) as desired below:

Please go ahead and use it.

Excellent. Thank you very much for your quick answer. It is very much appreciated.



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