African Plant Database

Cyperus alternifolius L.
Protologue : Mant. Pl. 1: 28-29 (1767)
Information on the genus : Cyperus
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for NA : accepted
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Cyperus alternifolius L. subsp. alternifolius
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Cyperus racemosus Poir. (1806)
Taxon infra-specific
Cyperus alternifolius subsp. flabelliformis Kük. (1936)
Cyperus alternifolius subsp. textilis (Thunb.) Verloove (2014)
Cyperus alternifolius L. subsp. alternifolius
Ecology and distribution
Biol./Eco : Herb; distribution: Mascarenes, Africa,
  • Verloove, F. (2014). A conspectus of Cyperus s.l. (Cyperaceae) in Europe (incl. Azores, Madeira and Canary Islands), with emphasis on non-native naturalized species. Webbia 69(2): 191 
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    Record n°198402 created 2008-12-27
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