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Cyperus sesquiflorus(CYPSF)


Data shown below are extracted from EPPO Global Database
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Basic information
  • EPPO code: CYPSF
  • Preferred name: Cyperus sesquiflorus
  • Authority: (Torrey) Mattfeld & K√ľkenthal

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Kyllinga martiana Nees
Kyllinga odorata Vahl
Kyllinga sesquiflora Torrey

Common names
Name Language
fragrant kyllinga English
fragrant spike sedge English
kyllinga weed English (AU)
gengibrillo Spanish (MX)
capim-de-cheiro Portuguese (BR)
capim-santo Portuguese (BR)
jacapé Portuguese (BR)
manubre Portuguese (BR)
Kingdom Plantae ( 1PLAK )
Phylum Magnoliophyta ( 1MAGP )
Class Angiospermae ( 1ANGC )
Category Commelinids ( 1COMD )
Order Poales ( 1POAO )
Family Cyperaceae ( 1CYPF )
Subfamily Cyperoideae ( 1CYPS )
Genus Cyperus ( 1CYPG )
Species Cyperus sesquiflorus ( CYPSF )