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Cyperus esculentus
(Cyperaceae)

 
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Species description or overview

Cyperus esculentus information from PIER
Information on Cyperus esculentus as relevant to Pacific Islands is provided by the Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk project (PIER).


Taxonomy & nomenclature

GRIN nomenclature info for Cyperus esculentus
Nomenclatural information about Cyperus esculentus is provided by USDA/ARS/NGRP/GRIN.

Cyperus esculentus information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Cyperus esculentus--including nomenclature and synonymy, and status and distribution in Hawaii--is provided by the "Flora of the Hawaiian Islands" website of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Links from this page include descriptive information about the species, as well as worldwide distributional information and general information about the genus.

Cyperus esculentus information from ITIS
The Integrated Taxonomic Information System ITIS provides authoritative taxonomic information on Cyperus esculentus, as well as other plants, animals, fungi, and microbes of North America and the world.

IPNI nomenclature info for Cyperus esculentus
Nomenclatural information about Cyperus esculentus is provided by The International Plant Names Index (IPNI).


Impacts

Cyperus esculentus (Cyperaceae): species information from GCW
Information on Cyperus esculentus as relevant to Pacific Islands is provided by the Global Compendium of Weeds (GCW).


Risk assessments

Weed risk assessment for Cyperus esculentus for Florida (TNC) View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format
A weed risk assessment for Cyperus esculentus for Florida is presented by The Nature Conservancy (Doria Gordon et al.).


Images

Cyperus esculentus images from PIER
Images of Cyperus esculentus provided by the Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk project (PIER).


Distribution

Cyperus esculentus information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Cyperus esculentus--including nomenclature and synonymy, and status and distribution in Hawaii--is provided by the "Flora of the Hawaiian Islands" website of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Links from this page include descriptive information about the species, as well as worldwide distributional information and general information about the genus.


Books

Weeds of the West
Whitson, Tom D., Larry C. Burrill, Steven A. Dewey, David W. Cudney, B.E. Nelson, Richard D. Lee, and Robert Parker. Whitson, Tom D. (ed.) . 2001. Weeds of the West. 9th ed. Laramie: University of Wyoming. ISBN: 0-941570-13-4.


Full-text articles

Alien plant invasions in native ecosystems of Hawaii: Management and research
Stone, Charles P., Clifford W. Smith, and J. Timothy Tunison (eds.) . 1992. Alien plant invasions in native ecosystems of Hawaii: Management and research. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Cooperative National Park Resources Studies Unit. ISBN: 0-8248-1474-6.


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