Taxon profile


Fragrant Flatsedge
Cyperus odoratus L.

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Liliopsida - monocotyledons »  order Poales »  family Cyperaceae »  genus Cyperus - flatsedge

Scientific synonyms

Torulinium odoratum (L.) S. Hooper
Cyperus acicularis Schrad. ex Nees
Torulinium confertum Desv. ex Hamilton
Cyperus eggersii Boeckl.
Torulinium eggersii (Boeckl.) C.B. Clarke
Cyperus macrocephalus var. eggersii (Boeckl.) S.D. Jones, J. Wipff & R. Carter
Cyperus engelmannii Steud.
Cyperus odoratus var. engelmannii (Steud.) R. Carter & S.D. Jones
Cyperus ferax L.C. Rich.
Cyperus ferruginescens Boeckl.


Cyperus odoratus - Fragrant Flatsedge

Author: Michael Kesl

Links and literature

Greuter, W. & Raus, Th. (ed.)(2008): Med-Checklist Notulae, 27. Willdenowia 38(2), pages 465-474. [as Cyperus odoratus]
EN C. Ulloa et al. (2017): An integrated assessment of the vascular plant species of the Americas, Science. 358. 1614-1617 [as Cyperus odoratus L.]
Data retrieved on: 19 September 2019

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