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Kyllinga erecta(KYLER)


Data shown below are extracted from EPPO Global Database
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Basic information
  • EPPO code: KYLER
  • Preferred name: Kyllinga erecta
  • Authority: Schumacher

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Cyperus erectus (Schumacher) Mattfeld & Kükenthal
Kyllinga erecta var. erecta Schumacher

Common names
Name Language
creeping sedge English
white kyllinga English
Kingdom Plantae ( 1PLAK )
Phylum Magnoliophyta ( 1MAGP )
Class Angiospermae ( 1ANGC )
Category Commelinids ( 1COMD )
Order Poales ( 1POAO )
Family Cyperaceae ( 1CYPF )
Subfamily Cyperoideae ( 1CYPS )
Genus Kyllinga ( 1KYLG )
Species Kyllinga erecta ( KYLER )