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Cyperus involucratus
(Cyperaceae)

dwarf papyrus grass, umbrella plant, umbrella sedge

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Cyperus involucratus is native to Africal. 


Species description or overview

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


Taxonomy & nomenclature

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

Cyperus involucratus information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Cyperus involucratus--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 involucratus information from ITIS
The Integrated Taxonomic Information System ITIS provides authoritative taxonomic information on Cyperus involucratus, as well as other plants, animals, fungi, and microbes of North America and the world.

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


Impacts

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


Risk assessments

Cyperus involucratus weed risk assessment for Hawaii-Pacific
Results of a weed risk assessment for Cyperus involucratus for the Hawaii-Pacific region are presented by the Hawaii-Pacific Weed Risk Assessment team.


Images

Cyperus involucratus information from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Cyperus involucratus in Hawaii is available from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands.

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


Distribution

Cyperus involucratus information from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Cyperus involucratus in Hawaii is available from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands.

Cyperus involucratus information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Cyperus involucratus--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

Identification and biology of nonnative plants in Florida's natural areas (second edition)
Langeland, K.A., H.M. Cherry, C.M. McCormick, and K.A. Craddock Burks. 2008. Identification and biology of nonnative plants in Florida's natural areas (second edition). The University of Florida IFAS Communication Services (Gainesville). 193+ pp. illus. ISBN: 978-0-916287-70-2.


Full-text articles

Annotated Checklist of the Vascular Plants on Midway Atoll, Hawaii.
Starr, F., K. Starr, and Loope L. 2006. Annotated Checklist of the Vascular Plants on Midway Atoll, Hawaii. An addendum to the 1999 Botanical Survey of Midway Atoll.


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