Cyperus conglomeratus subsp. pachyrhizus (Nees) T.Koyama, Bot. Mag. (Tokyo) 93: 344 1980. (syn: Cyperus conglomeratus f. pachyrhizus (Nees) Kük.; Cyperus pachyrhizus Nees);
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This particular Grass sp. was seen at the beaches at Kadmat Island at Lakshadweep.
Date/Time: 25-03-2014 / 06:40PM
I think Cyperus arenarius
It is Cyperus pachyrhizus Nees ex Boeckeler, found along the sandy seashores. Some times treated as a subspecies as Cyperus conglomerates subsp. pachyrhizus (Nees ex Boeckeler) T. Koyama
I wish to endorse prasad sir……. C.pachyrhizus because of thick roots…