African Plant Database

Cyperus papyrus L. subsp. papyrus
Information on the genus : Cyperus
Basionym : Cyperus papyrus L.
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Cyperus papyrus L. (1753)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Cyperus papyrus subsp. antiquorum (Willd.) Chiov.
=Cyperus papyrus subsp. nyassicus Chiov.
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Herb, Emergent hydrophyte, Sudd hydrophyte, Cyperoid- Ht 0.17 - 4.5 m. Alt: 7 - 1000 m. Distribution: BOT, NAM, KN, LP, MP

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • DARBYSHIRE, I. KORDOFAMI, M. & AL. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing : 108

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • HUTCHINSON, J. & J.M. DALZIEL (1972). Flora of West Tropical Africa: Second Edition 3[2]: 284
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