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Taxon: Cyperus alopecuroides Rottb.

 
Genus: Cyperus
Family: Cyperaceae
Subfamily: Cyperoideae
Tribe: Cypereae
Nomen number: 402832
Place of publication: Descr. pl. rar. 20. 1772
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 10-Dec-2009 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 11-Dec-2009
Species priority site is: Arctic and Subarctic Plant Gene Bank (PALM)
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: revegetator
  • Materials: fiber (for mat-making)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Cape Verde, Spain [Canary Islands]
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Egypt
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Chad, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Somalia
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cote D'Ivoire, Ghana, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Togo
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Angola, Malawi
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Botswana, South Africa, [KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo] Swaziland
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Comoros, Madagascar, Seychelles

    Asia-Temperate
    • ARABIAN PENINSULA: Saudi Arabia, Yemen
    • WESTERN ASIA: Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka
    • INDO-CHINA: Vietnam
    • MALESIA: Indonesia [Java, Lesser Sunda Islands]

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia [Queensland (n.), Western Australia (n.e.), Northern Territory (n.)]

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Barbados, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Montserrat, St. Kitts and Nevis, [Nevis] St. Lucia


    Naturalized

    Europe
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Italy [Sicily]

    Northern America
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Florida (possibly natzd.)]

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Grenada, Guadeloupe, Montserrat, St. Lucia


References:

  1. Boulos, L. Flora of Egypt checklist. (L Egypt)
  2. Brullo, S. & S. Sciandrello 2006. Cyperus alopecuroides Rottb. (Cyperaceae): typification and first record for Sicily (Candollea) 61:365-372.
  3. CIBA-GEIGY, Basel, Switzerland Documenta CIBA-GEIGY (Grass weeds 1. 1980, 2. 1981; Monocot weeds 3. 1982; Dicot weeds 1. 1988) (Weed CIBA)
  4. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon. (F Ceylon)
  5. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  6. Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14. 2003 (Pl SAfr ed2)
  7. Govaerts, R. & D. A. Simpson World checklist of Cyperaceae, sedges. (L Cyperaceae)
  8. Haines, R. W. & K. A. Lye Sedges and rushes of East Africa. 1983 (Sedge EAfr)
  9. Hedberg, I. & S. Edwards Flora of Ethiopia. 1989- (and Eritrea. 2000) (F Ethiop)
  10. Hnatiuk, R. J. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11. (L Aust)
  11. Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. (F LAnt)
  12. Izquierdo Z., I. et al., eds. Lista de especies silvestres de Canarias: hongos, plantas y animales terrestres. 2004 (L Canarias)
  13. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2. (F WT Afr)
  14. Molina G., A. M. 2011. Review of Cyperaceae data for World Economic Plants, ed. 2 (pers. comm.) via e-mail on 31 Mar.
  15. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  16. Rechinger, K. H., ed. Flora iranica. (F Iran)
  17. Rogers, G. & B. McClain 1998. The sedges (Cyperaceae) of Barbados (Rhodora) 100:389.
  18. Saldanha, C. J. & D. H. Nicolson Flora of Hassan district. (F Hassan)
  19. Simpson, D. A. & C. A. Inglis 2001. Cyperaceae of economic, ethnobotanical and horticultural importance: a checklist Kew Bull. 56:281.
  20. Steenis, C. G. G. J. van, ed. Flora malesiana. (F Males)
  21. Thulin, M., ed. Flora of Somalia. (F Somalia)
  22. Wood, J. R. I. A handbook of the Yemen flora. (F Yemen)
  23. Zohary, M. & N. Feinbrun-Dothan Flora palaestina. (F Palest)

Check other web resources for Cyperus alopecuroides Rottb. :

  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?402832. Accessed 19 December 2018.