Cyperus pachyrhizus Nees,  Linnaea 35: 545 1868. (syn: Cyperus conglomeratus f. pachyrhizus (Nees) Kük.; Cyperus conglomeratus subsp. pachyrhizus (Nees) T.Koyama);
E. Indian Ocean Is., S. India, Sri Lanka as per WCSP;
India; Laccadive Is.; Maldives; Sri Lanka as per Catalogue of Life;


Plant ID Maldives – SS 010818 1 : 7 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (1) – 3 MB.

Please identify this grass.
In Maldives on 1st August 2018

Attachments (1) – 1 MB.

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It is Cyperus pachyrhizus Nees


ID Request- Lakshadweep Flora – PKA7 : 8 posts by 5 authors. Attachments (6).

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 …. C.pachyrhizus because of thick roots…


Goa, August 2021 :: Grass/Sedge for ID :: ARK2021-131: 3 images.

This was clicked near Varca, South Goa in August 2021.
Requested to please ID.

Please check Bulbostylis in efi and FoI !

This can be Cyperus pachyrhizus