27012013 BRS 444: Pl. find the attached file contain photo for id. confirmation.
Location: Lalbag, Bangalore
Date: Dec. 2012
Habit: grass like?
looks like Umbrella palm… Cyperus alternifolius…
It looks like the same as in /species/a—l/cl/cyperaceae/cyperus/cyperus-alternifolius. I saw this plant in Alipore Hort., later i also noticed it growing in the wild, beside a residential house.
Please also see Cyperus involucratus at – http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/showimage/218974/#b.
FoC informs while Cyperus alternifolius is naturalized in many tropical areas Cyperus involucratus is widely cultivated.
both names are synonyms I think…?
on dave’s garden page at this page its listed as such… I quote…
Thank you very much for drawing notice to this cyperus species as have been described in the Dave’s Garden – http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/2532/.
Search for the Cyperus alternifolius in The Plant List gives –
Search for the Cyperus involucratus in The Plant List gives –
GRIN has –
According to FoC Cyperus alternifolius L. and Cyperus involucratus Rottb. are two different taxa – http://www.efloras.org/florataxon.aspx?flora_id=2&taxon_id=109010#KEY-1-22.
Two more sites –
So, i am totally confused.