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.
Cyperus flavidus submission : 5 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (5)- around 500 kb each.
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.
Seems to be Cyperus flavidus
GRIN (Cyperus flavidus Retz. as accepted name)
Flora of Pakistan, Annonated checklist of Flowering plants of Nepal, Flora of China, India Biodiversity Portal & Biodiversity In India, Volume 2 edited by T. Pullaiah (Description) (Pycreus flavidus (Retz.) T. Koyama as accepted name)