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Taxon: Cyperus eragrostis Lam.

Genus: Cyperus
Family: Cyperaceae subfamily: Cyperoideae tribe: Cypereae.
Nomen number: 400180
Place of publication: Tabl. encycl. 1:146. 1791
Name verified on: 10-Dec-2009 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 11-Dec-2009
Species priority site is: Arctic and Subarctic Plant Gene Bank (PALM).
Accessions: 2 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


Common names:

  • drain flat sedge   (Source: F SAust ) – English
  • pale galingale   (Source: BSBI ) – English
  • tall flat sedge   (Source: Zander Ency ) – English
  • umbrella sedge   (Source: Econ Pl Aust ) – English
  • frischgrünes Zypergras   (Source: Zander Ency ) – German
  • cortadera   (Source: A. Molina, p.c.) – Spanish
  • lleivun   (Source: A. Molina, p.c.) – Spanish
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Economic importance:

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Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • NORTHERN AMERICA (Check conservation status in U.S. & Canada in NatureServe Explorer database)
    Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - New Jersey
    Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Oregon, Washington
    Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Louisiana, Mississippi
    Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - California
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Caribbean: Jamaica
    Northern South America: Suriname
    Brazil: Brazil [s.]
    Western South America: Bolivia; Peru
    Southern South America: Argentina; Chile - Easter Island; Uruguay

      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • AFRICA
    Macaronesia: Portugal - Azores, Madeira Islands; Spain - Canary Islands
    Southern Africa: South Africa
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Caucasus: Georgia
    Eastern Asia: Japan - Ryukyu Islands; Taiwan [n.]
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia
    New Zealand: New Zealand
  • EUROPE
    Northern Europe: Ireland; United Kingdom
    Middle Europe: Czech Republic; Germany; Hungary; Netherlands; Poland; Switzerland
    Southeastern Europe: Montenegro
    Southwestern Europe: France [incl. Corsica]; Portugal; Spain
  • NORTHERN AMERICA (Check conservation status in U.S. & Canada in NatureServe Explorer database)
    Western Canada: Canada - British Columbia
    Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Pennsylvania
    Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Alabama, South Carolina
    South-Central U.S.A.: United States - Texas

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & M. T. Strong. 2012. Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies. Smithsonian Contr. Bot. 98.
  • Allan, H. H. B. et al. 1961–. Flora of New Zealand.
  • Arnold, T. H. & B. C. De Wet, eds. 1993. Plants of southern Africa: names and distribution. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa no. 62.
  • Boggan, J. et al. 1997. Checklist of the plants of the Guianas, ed. 2.
  • Botanical Society of the British Isles. BSBI taxon database (on-line resource).
  • Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi. 1993. Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45.
  • Cabrera, A. L. & E. M. Zardini. 1978. Manual de la flora de los alrededores de Buenos Aires.
  • Egorova, T. V. 2000. Cyperus eragrostis Lam. (Cyperaceae): novyi vid dlya flory Kavkaza (Cyperus eragrostis Lam. (Cyperaceae): species pro flora Caucasi nova). Novosti Sist. Vyssh. Rast. 32:7–11.
  • Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen.
  • Euro+Med Editorial Committee. Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource).
  • FNA Editorial Committee. 1993–. Flora of North America.
  • Foreman, D. B. & N. G. Walsh. 1993–. Flora of Victoria.
  • Gordon-Gray, K. D. 1995. Cyperaceae in Natal. [naturalized].
  • Govaerts, R. & D. A. Simpson. 2007. World checklist of Cyperaceae, sedges.
  • Harden, G. J., ed. 1990–1993. Flora of New South Wales.
  • Hickman, J. C., ed. 1993. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California.
  • Hnatiuk, R. J. 1990. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11. [naturalized].
  • Holm, L. et al. 1979. A geographical atlas of world weeds.
  • Jessop, J. P. & H. R. Toelken, eds. 1986. Flora of South Australia, ed. 4.
  • Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland.
  • Lazarides, M. & B. Hince. 1993. CSIRO Handbook of Economic Plants of Australia.
  • Mason, H. C. 1957. A flora of the marshes of California.
  • Molina G., A. M. 2011. Review of Cyperaceae data for World Economic Plants, ed. 2. pers. comm. via e–mail on 31 Mar.
  • Petŕík, P. 2003. Cyperus eragrostis – a new alien species for the Czech flora and the history of its invasion of Europe. Preslia 75:17–28.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  • Simpson, D. A. & C. A. Inglis. 2001. Cyperaceae of economic, ethnobotanical and horticultural importance: a checklist. Kew Bull. 56:291–292.
  • Stanley, T. D. & E. M. Ross. 1983–1989. Flora of south-eastern Queensland.
  • Tucker, G. C. 1994. Revision of the Mexican species of Cyperus (Cyperaceae). Syst. Bot. Monogr. 43:186.
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964–1980. Flora europaea. [naturalized].
  • Weber, E. 2003. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds.
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994–. Flora of China (English edition).
  • Zuloaga, F. O. & O. Morrone, eds. 1996. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de la República Argentina. I. Pteridophyta, Gymnospermae y Angiospermae (Monocotyledonae), II. Dicotyledonae. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 60, 74., 1999
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