Cyperus flavidus Retz., Observ. bot. 5:13. 1788 (“1789”)  (Syn: (=) Cyperus globosus All.; (≡) Pycreus flavidus (Retz.) T. Koyama);

Culms 30-45 cm tall. Leaves 10-20 x 0.1 cm, glabrous, mouth of sheath with two truncate flaps. Umbel 8 x 8 cm; bracts 2-3, to 18 cm long; rays spreading. Spikelets 12-16 x 2 mm oblong, obtuse, 12-15 in a spike; glumes 2 x 1.2 mm, 30-40 in a spikelets, 3-5-nerved; keel curved, green. Nut 0.8-0.5 mm, biconvex, distinctly cuspidate, minutely muriculate, dark brown.       
Flowering and fruiting: April-May     
Marshy areas in grasslands     
South Europe, Africa and Central and South Asia

 
 

 Images by (Gurcharan Singh – Id by Tanveer Khan), (inserted by Bhagyashri Ranade)

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Poaceae, Cyperaceae and Juncaceae Week: Cyperaceae-05042013GS2 Cyperus for ID from Kashmir-GS42 : Attachments (3). 4 posts by 3 authors.

I think Pycreus flavidus


 

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Cyperus flavidus submission : 5 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (5)- around 500 kb each. 
Cyperus flavidus 
Synonyms – Pycreus flavidus
Family – Cyperaceae
Habitat – Found growing along brooklets and on edges of Paddy fields
Photographed at Hamirpur, Himachal Pradesh 
Dated – 8October 2018


  
 

References:

GRIN (Cyperus flavidus Retz. as accepted name)

The Plant List (Pycreus flavidus (Retz.) T.Koyama as accepted name) 

Flora of Pakistan,  Annonated checklist of Flowering plants of NepalFlora of ChinaIndia Biodiversity Portal & Biodiversity In India, Volume 2 edited by T. Pullaiah (Description) (Pycreus flavidus (Retz.) T. Koyama as accepted name)

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