Pakistan to S. China and Sri Lanka as per WCSP;

Assam; Bangladesh; China South-Central; China Southeast; East Himalaya; Hainan;
India; Mauritius; Myanmar; Nepal; Pakistan; Sri Lanka; Sulawesi
as per Catalogue of Life;


Stout tall perennials; rhizome creeping, thick, clothed with fibrous scaly leaves; culms 90-120 cm high, 3-angled, woody; base pinkish. Sheath, brownish. Umbel 10-15 x 8-10 cm, compound; bracts 3, to 20 x 0.6 cm; rays 7-8; secondary rays shorter. Spikes 6-7 cm long, broadly ovate; rachis filiform, with 8-10 spikelets. Spikelets 4 x 0.2 cm, linear, 20-40-flowered; glumes 4 x 1.5 mm, oblong, acute, 1-nerved, keeled, red; anthers 2 mm long. Nut 1 mm long, linear-oblong, brown.

Flowering and fruiting: September-January
Grasslands, river banks and pools
India, Sri Lanka, Nepal and Myanmar
(Attributions- Dr. N Sasidharan (Dr. B P Pal Fellow), Kerala Forest Research Institute, Peechi from India Biodiversity Portal)



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Cyperus pangorei Rottb. SN 20102018 : 3 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (3)

Frequent sedge in the river and Canals, used to make mat. Wild from South Penna river near Kaveripattinam, Krishnagiri Dt, Tamilnadu 






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