Cyperus alulatus

Cyperus alulatus J.Kern, Reinwardtia 1: 463 1952.; As per efi thread: Both looks very similar. Identity can be confirmed by checking the specimens. Rachis of spikes glabrous and keel of the glumes smooth (not spinulose ciliate) ………….. C. iria Rachis of spikes hispid on angles and keel of the glumes spinulose ciliate ………………….. C. alulatus    Keys […]

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Cyperus bulbosus ?

Cyperus bulbosus Vahl, Enum. Pl. 2: 342 1805. (Syn: Cyperus bulbiferus A.Dietr.; Cyperus bulbosus f. depauperatus Maire; Cyperus bulbosus var. elatior Kük.; Cyperus bulbosus var. melanolepis Kük.; Cyperus geminatus J.König ex Ainslie; Cyperus jeminicus Retz. [Illegitimate]; Cyperus laxus R.Br. [Illegitimate]; Cyperus oleraceus Roxb. ex Nees; Cyperus polyphyllus Vahl; Cyperus rotundus var. pendulus Nees; Cyperus stolonifer […]

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Cyperus polystachyos

Cyperus polystachyos Rottb., Descr. pl. rar. 21. 1772 (Descr. icon. rar. pl. 39, t. 11, fig. 1. 1773) (syn: (≡) Pycreus polystachyos (Rottb.) P. Beauv.); Images by Surajit Koley, (For more photos & complete details, click on the link), (inserted by Bhagyashri Ranade)   Pycreus polystachyos is a cosmopolitan species, found throughout the temperate and tropical […]

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Cyperus squarrosus

Cyperus squarrosus L., Cent. Pl. II 6 1756. (Syn: Chlorocyperus inflexus (Muhl.) Palla; Cyperus aristatus Rottb. [Illegitimate] ……………….; Cyperus aureus J.Presl & C.Presl [Illegitimate]; Cyperus brownii Roem. & Schult.; Cyperus falciculosus Liebm.; Cyperus inflexus Muhl. ..; Cyperus purshii Roem. & Schult.; Cyperus pygmaeus Nutt. [Illegitimate]; Cyperus squarrosus var. congestus Benth. ..; Cyperus uncinatus R.Br. [Illegitimate]; Cyperus versicolor […]

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Cyperus cyperoides

Cyperus cyperoides (L.) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 3(2): 333 1898. (syn: Cyperus cyperoides (L.) Britton; Cyperus umbellatus (Rottb.) Benth. [Illegitimate]; Kyllinga umbellata Rottb. [Illegitimate]; Kyllinga umbellata var. sumatrensis (Retz.) Willd.; Mariscus cyperoides (L.) Urb. [Illegitimate]; Mariscus umbellatus (Rottb.) Vahl [Illegitimate]; Scirpus cyperoides L.;                       (=) Kyllinga sumatrensis Retz.; (=) Mariscus sumatrensis (Retz.) J. Raynal); . Flora […]

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Cyperus flavidus

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, […]

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Cyperus rotundus or stoloniferus ?

Cyperus rotundus or stoloniferus ? . Images by Bhagyashri Ranade “Poaceae, Cyperaceae and Juncaceae Week: – 01042013MR7 from Pune for ID —MR7” : Attachments (2). 4 posts by 3 authors. 02/08/2012. kindly help Id this plant at Pune I think it is Cyperus species may be rotundus or stoloniferus if you send the images of […]

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Cyperus compactus

Cyperus compactus Retz., Observ. Bot. 5: 10 1788. (Syn: Cyperus compactus f. decolorans Kük. ..; Cyperus congestus Poir. [Illegitimate]; Cyperus cuadriflorus Llanos; Cyperus dilutus Vahl .; Cyperus grabowskianus Boeckeler; Cyperus haenkeanus Kunth; Cyperus luzonensis J.Presl & C.Presl; Cyperus rufus Nees ex Kunth [Illegitimate]; Cyperus septatus Steud.; Cyperus spinulosus Roxb.; Duval-jouvea diluta (Vahl) Palla; Mariscus compactus (Retz.) Bold.; […]

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Cyperus glomeratus

Cyperus glomeratus L., Cent. Pl. II 5 1756. (syn: Chlorocyperus glomeratus (L.) Palla; Chlorocyperus glomeratus f. stenostachys (Borbás) Soó; Cyperus aureus Georgi; Cyperus australis Schrad.; Cyperus cinnamomeus Retz.; Cyperus glomeratus var. semiradiciflorus (Boeckeler) Kük.; Cyperus glomeratus f. stenostachys Borbás; Cyperus granulatus Bosc ex Kunth; Cyperus multumbelliferus Roem. & Schult.; Cyperus semiradiciflorus Boeckeler; Cyperus sparsiflorus Baldwin; […]

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Cyperus alternifolius subsp. flabelliformis ?

Cyperus alternifolius subsp. flabelliformis Kük., Pflanzenr. IV, 20(101): 193 1936. (syn: Cyperus alternifolius var. albovariegatus auct.; Cyperus alternifolius var. flabelliformis (Rottb.) M.R.Almeida; Cyperus alternifolius var. petersianus (Boeckeler) Kük.; Cyperus alternifolius variegatus Hovey; Cyperus flabelliformis Rottb., nom. superfl.; Cyperus flagellatus Hochst.; Cyperus gradatus Forssk.; Cyperus involucratus Rottb.; Cyperus petersianus Boeckeler; Cyperus proximus Steud.); Tropical Africa to KwaZulu-Natal, Madagascar, Arabian Peninsula: Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burundi, […]

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Cyperus pumilus

Cyperus pumilus L., Cent. Pl. II: 6 (1756). (syn: ………………..) as per WCSP; Pycreus pumilus (L.) Nees, Linnaea 9: 283 1834. (Syn: Cyperus breviculmis F.Muell. [Illegitimate]; Cyperus commutatus Steud.; Cyperus divergens Chapm. [Illegitimate]; Cyperus gymnoleptus Steud.; Cyperus laxiusculus Steud.; Cyperus leucolepis J.Carey ex C.B.Clarke [Illegitimate]; Cyperus nervulosus (Kük.) S.T.Blake; Cyperus nitens Retz.; Cyperus nitens Vahl […]

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Cyperus brevifolius

Cyperus brevifolius (Rottb.) Hassk., Cat. Hort. Bot. Bogor. 24 1844. (syn: Cyperus brevifolius f. firmiculmis Kük.; Cyperus cruciformis (Schrad. ex Schult.) Endl.; Kyllinga brevifolia Rottb.; Kyllinga brevifolia var. andamanica Wad.Khan & Diwakar; Kyllinga brevifolia var. cruciformis (Schrad. ex Schult.) Cherm.; Kyllinga brevifolia var. gibbosa Honda; Kyllinga brevifolia var. intermedia (R.Br.) Kük.; Kyllinga brevifolia f. laxa […]

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Cyperus rotundus ?

Cyperus rotundus ?;      Grass for ID : Oman : 221012 : AK-2: A grass with reddish brown flowers seen growing wild at a farm in Muscat on 27/1/2012. This is a very common grass. This is not a grass, but a sedge – Cyperaceae, probably Cyperus rotundus how can alay person tell the […]

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Cyperus iria

Cyperus iria L., Sp. Pl. 45 1753. (syn: Chlorocyperus iria (L.) Rikli; Cyperus chrysomelinus Link; Cyperus diaphaniria Steud.; Cyperus iria f. chrysomelinus (Link) Kük. …….; Cyperus microlepis Baker; Cyperus nangtciangensis Pamp.; Cyperus paniciformis Franch. & Sav.; Cyperus panicoides Lam.; Cyperus resinosus Hochst. ex Steud.; Cyperus santonici Rottb.); . As per efi thread: Both looks very similar. […]

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Cyperus difformis

Cyperus difformis L., Cent. Pl. II 6 1756. (Syn: Cyperus difformis var. breviglobosus Kük.; Cyperus difformis f. humilis Debeaux; Cyperus difformis f. maximus C.B.Clarke; Cyperus difformis var. subdecompositus Kük.; Cyperus goeringii Steud.; Cyperus holoschoenoides Jan ex Schult.; Cyperus lateriflorus Torr. [Illegitimate]; Cyperus oryzetorum Steud.; Cyperus protractus Link [Illegitimate]; Cyperus subrotundus Llanos; Cyperus viridis Willd. ex […]

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Cyperus michelianus subsp. pygmaeus

Cyperus michelianus subsp. pygmaeus (Rottb.) Asch. & Graebn., Syn. Mitteleur. Fl. 2(2): 273 1904. (Syn: Cyperus pygmaeus Rottb.; Dichostylis pygmaea (Rottb.) Nees; Juncellus pygmaeus (Rottb.) C.B.Clarke; Pycreus pygmaeus (Rottb.) Nees); .   22042011GS1 Cyperus from Morni for ID: growing on wet soil around Tikkar Tal Lake, Morni, photographed on April 10, 2011 Small herb, less than […]

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Cyperus compressus

Cyperus compressus L., Sp. Pl. 46 1753. (Syn: Chlorocyperus compressus (L.) Palla; Cyperus brachiatus Poir.; Cyperus caffer G.Bertol.; Cyperus compressus var. brachiatus (Poir.) Nees ………; Cyperus myyenii Nees & Arn.; Cyperus pectinatus Roxb. [Illegitimate]; Cyperus pectiniformis Schult.); . Common name: Poorland Flat Sedge, Summer sedge • Kannada: Usumani hullu • Marathi: Emend • Nepali: झुसुना Jhusuna • […]

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Cyperus papyrus (Cultivated)

Cyperus papyrus L., Sp. Pl. 47 1753. (Syn: Chlorocyperus papyrus (L.) Rikli);   papyrus sedge, paper reed;      Aquatic Plant for ID : 261210 : AK-2: Again at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka on the 17th of November, 2010.     MNP, Apr 2014 :: Requesting ID of this grass :: 16JUL14 […]

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Cyperus prolifer (Cultivated)

Cyperus prolifer Lam., Tabl. Encycl. 1: 147 1791.(Syn: Cyperus aequalis C.Krauss [Illegitimate]; Cyperus aequalis Vahl; Cyperus esculentus Drege & E. Meyer; Cyperus isocladus Kunth; Cyperus jocladus E.Mey.; Cyperus papyroides Poir.; Cyperus prolifer var. isocladus (Kunth) Kük.; Papyrus aequalis (Vahl) Bojer; Papyrus laxiflorus Spreng.);  Images by Aarti Khale – Id by Vijayasankar Raman   Dwarf papyrus,  Miniature […]

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Cyperus mindorensis

Cyperus mindorensis (Steud.) Huygh (syn: Cyperus curvispiculosus T.Koyama; Cyperus kyllingia f. humilis (Boeckeler) Kük.; Cyperus kyllingia var. latifolius (Boeckeler) Kük.; Cyperus kyllingia f. subtriceps (Kunth) Kük.; Cyperus kyllingia f. tenuis (Boeckeler) Kük.; Cyperus leucocephalus Hassk., nom. illeg.; Cyperus sesquiflorus f. latifolius (Boeckeler) Kük.; Kyllinga cephalotes Druce; Kyllinga curvispiculosa (T.Koyama) P.H.Hô; Kyllinga gracilis Zoll., nom. illeg.; […]

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