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


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


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


Need pretty sedge ID: 2 images.
Bhopal; black soil

I think it appears close to images at Cyperus flavidus Retz.
Expert help is required for confirmation.

Seems to be Cyperus flavidus






GRIN (Cyperus flavidus Retz. as accepted name)

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

Flora of PakistanAnnonated 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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