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 African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under The Euro-Mediterranean Plant Base
see under Fgui
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
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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