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Taxon: Cyperus papyrus L.

 
Genus: Cyperus
Family: Cyperaceae
Subfamily: Cyperoideae
Tribe: Cypereae
Nomen number: 12905
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:47. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 09-Dec-2009 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 11-Dec-2009
Species priority site is: Arctic and Subarctic Plant Gene Bank (PALM)
Accessions: 4 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental
  • Materials: fiber; fiber

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Egypt
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Chad, Ethiopia, Sudan
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania (incl. Zanzibar), Uganda
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Burundi, Congo, Gabon, Rwanda, Zaire
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Benin, Cote D'Ivoire, Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Senegal
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Angola, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Botswana, Namibia, South Africa [KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, Mpumalanga]
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Madagascar, Mauritius, Reunion


    Cultivated



    Africa
    • Africa


    Adventive

    Europe
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: Spain


    Naturalized

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Israel

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDO-CHINA: Thailand

    Europe
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Italy [Sicily]

    Northern America
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Florida]

    Pacific
    • NORTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: United States [Hawaii]

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Puerto Rico
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Costa Rica
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Chile [Juan Fernandez]


References:

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  2. Boulos, L. Flora of Egypt checklist. (L Egypt)
  3. Burkill, H. M. 1985. The useful plants of west tropical Africa. (Use Pl WT Afr) 1:619-620.
  4. Castroviejo, S. et al., eds. Flora iberica: plantas vasculares de la Peninsula Iberica e Islas Baleares. (F Iberica)
  5. Cufodontis, G. Enumeratio plantarum aethiopiae: Spermatophyta. (F EthiopCuf)
  6. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon. (F Ceylon)
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  12. Govaerts, R. & D. A. Simpson World checklist of Cyperaceae, sedges. 2007 (L Cyperaceae)
  13. Haines, R. W. & K. A. Lye Sedges and rushes of East Africa. 1983 (Sedge EAfr)
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Check other web resources for Cyperus papyrus L. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • 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:
  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • 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?id=12905. Accessed 18 October 2018.