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Taxon: Cyperus difformis L.

 
Genus: Cyperus
Family: Cyperaceae
Subfamily: Cyperoideae
Tribe: Cypereae
Nomen number: 402807
Place of publication: Cent. pl. II:6. 1756 (Amoen. acad. 4:302. 1759)
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
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

Common names:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Portugal [Azores]
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Egypt, Libya, Morocco
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Chad, Ethiopia, Somalia
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Burundi, Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Rwanda, Zaire
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cote D'Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Malawi
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa, [Eastern Cape, Free State, Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, North West, Northern Cape] Swaziland
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Comoros, Madagascar, Mauritius, Reunion, Seychelles

    Asia-Temperate
    • ARABIAN PENINSULA: Oman, Yemen
    • WESTERN ASIA: Afghanistan, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Syria, Turkey
    • CAUCASUS: Azerbaijan, Georgia, Russian Federation [Dagestan]
    • MIDDLE ASIA: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan
    • RUSSIAN FAR EAST: Russian Federation [Primorye]
    • CHINA: China
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, [Hokkaido, Honshu, Kyushu, Ryukyu Islands, Shikoku] Korea, Taiwan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bhutan, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka
    • PAPUASIA: Papua New Guinea
    • INDO-CHINA: Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia [New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Victoria, Western Australia, Northern Territory]

    Europe
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Russian Federation, [Astrakhan] Ukraine
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Albania, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece (incl. Crete), Italy (incl. Sicily), Romania
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France (incl. Corsica), Portugal, Spain


    Naturalized

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Portugal [Madeira Islands]
    • MIDDLE ATLANTIC OCEAN: St. Helena

    Northern America
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [New Jersey, Pennsylvania]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Idaho, Oregon]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [New Mexico, Texas]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Arizona, California]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Sinaloa, Sonora]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Guanajuato, Jalisco, Michoacan]

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

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Jamaica, Puerto Rico
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Panama
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Guyana, Venezuela
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, Ecuador, Peru


    Other (exact native range obscure)

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Check other web resources for Cyperus difformis 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:
  • 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
  • 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=402807. Accessed 19 November 2018.