African Plant Database


Cyperus compressus L.
Family : CYPERACEAE
Protologue : Sp. Pl. 1: 46 (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) Heterotypic
=Cyperus caffer G. Bertol. (1854)
=Cyperus brachiatus Poir. (1806)
 
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : annual-Herb, Cyperoid, Mesophyte- Ht 0.1 - 0.6 m. Alt: 5 - 1150 m. Distribution: BOT, NAM, KN, LP, MP, SWZ
Mada.
Biol./Eco : Herb; distribution: Comoros, Mascarenes, Seychelles, Africa, Asia, 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 Southern Africa :
  • Hutchinson, J. & J.M. Dalziel (1972). Flora of West Tropical Africa: Second Edition 3[2]: 288
  • Ethnobotany of the Kwanyama Ovambos : 70 (1985).

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • HAINES, R. W. & K. A. LYE (1983). The sedges and rushes of East africa
  • BOULOS, L. (1995). Flora of Egypt. Checklist.
  • Fl. Egypt (Boulos) 4: 388 (2005).
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The Euro-Mediterranean Plant Base
see under Fgui
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
 
Map
carte afrique num 37586
 
Record n°37586 modified 2007-04-24
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