African Plant Database


Cyperus esculentus L.
Family : CYPERACEAE
Protologue : Sp. Pl. 1: 45. 1: 45 (1753)  
Information on the genus : Cyperus
 
 
Status
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Pycreus esculentus (L.) Hayek
 Cyperus esculentus L. var. esculentus
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Cyperus esculentus var. sativus Boeckeler (1870)
=Cyperus aureus Ten. (1811)
=Chlorocyperus aureus Palla (1903)
=Cyperus esculentus var. nervoso-striatus (Turrill) Kük.
=Cyperus nervoso-striatus Turrill (1925)
=Cyperus esculentus var. cyclolepis Kük.
=Cyperus buchananii Boeckeler (1888)
 
Taxon infra-specific
Cyperus esculentus L. var. esculentus
Cyperus esculentus var. rufus Chiov.
 
Ecology and distribution
Mada.
Biol./Eco : Herb; distribution: Comoros, Mascarenes, Africa, Asia, Australasia/Pacific, New World,

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography for North Africa :
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  • Fl. Afrique N. 4: 20 (1957). 
  • Fl. Algérie [Quézel & Santa] 1: 166 (1962).
  • Fl. Eur. 5: 286 (1980).
  • OZENDA, P. (1983). Flore et végétation du Sahara. Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Paris.
  • HAINES, R. W. & K. A. LYE (1983). The sedges and rushes of East africa
  • ALI, S. I., S. M. H. JAFRI & A. EL GADI (ed.) (1985). Flora of Libya. 120: 26
  • BARRY J. P. & J. C. CELLES (1991). Flore de Mauritanie. Institut supérieur scientifique de Nouakchott - Université de Nice.
  • HANSEN, A. & P. SUNDING (1993). Flora of Macaronesia. Checklist of vascular plants. 4. revised edition Sommerfeltia 17: 1-295
  • Fl. Egypt (Boulos) 4: 385 (2005).
  • BOULOS, L. & E. LE FLOC'H (2008). Flore de Tunisie : catalogue synonymique commenté
  • List Fungi, Fl. Fau. Madeira Selv. Arch. : 206 (2008).
 
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Map
carte afrique num 156702
 
Record n°156702 modified 2007-04-24
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