Cyperus distans

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Slender cyperus
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Clade: Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Cyperaceae
Genus: Cyperus
C. distans
Binomial name
Cyperus distans

Cyperus distans, also known as slender cyperus, is a species of sedge native to tropical and subtropical wetlands in sub-Saharan Africa, Asia (India, Indochina, China, Indonesia, Philippines, etc.), Madagascar, New Guinea, Australia, Latin America (from Mexico to Argentina), the West Indies, the southeastern United States (Florida, Georgia, North Carolina) and various oceanic islands.[1][2][3][4][5]


External links[edit]

  • Dressler, S.; Schmidt, M. & Zizka, G. (2014). "Cyperus distans". African plants – a Photo Guide. Frankfurt/Main: Forschungsinstitut Senckenberg.