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Cyperus javanicus
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Species description or overview

Cyperus javanicus information from Native Plants Hawaii
Information about Cyperus javanicus--including details regarding plant, flower, and leaf characteristics; pests and diseases; growth requirements; and environment--is provided by Native Plants Hawaii.


Taxonomy & nomenclature

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

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

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


Cultivation & propagation

Cyperus javanicus information from Native Plants Hawaii
Information about Cyperus javanicus--including details regarding plant, flower, and leaf characteristics; pests and diseases; growth requirements; and environment--is provided by Native Plants Hawaii.

Got Erosion? ... Plant!
Native species that can combat soil loss are the topic of this Rick Barboza column (Honolulu Star-Bulletin Features, 12/19/2003).

In the Garden: Lovely sedge best viewed from distance
Ahu awa (Cyperus javanicus), with leaf margins that have tiny sharp teeth, is the topic of this Rick Barboza column (Honolulu Star-Bulletin Features, 3/17/2006).


Images

Images of Cyperus javanicus (Cyperaceae) (ahuawa)
Links to high-resolution free images of Cyperus javanicus (Cyperaceae) (ahuawa) by Forest & Kim Starr (USGS) are available here.

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

Cyperus javanicus images from Native Plants Hawaii
Images of Cyperus javanicus are provided on the Native Plants Hawaii website.

Cyperus javanicus images by Jupiter Nielsen
Images of Cyperus javanicus are provided online by Maui artist/photographer Jupiter Nielsen.


Distribution

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

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


Full-text articles

Maui Offshore Islet Botanical Survey
Starr, F., K. Starr, and Wood K. 2006. Maui Offshore Islet Botanical Survey. Report prepared for State Department of Land and Natural Resources and the Offshore Islet Restoration Committee, Honolulu, Hawaii.

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.

Oahu Offshore Islets Botanical Survey
Starr, F. and K. Starr. 2006. Oahu Offshore Islets Botanical Survey. Report prepared for State Department of Land and Natural Resources and the Offshore Islet Restoration Committee, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Revised List of Hawaiian Names of Plants Native and Introduced with Brief Descriptions and Notes as to Occurrence and Medicinal or Other Values
Gon III, Samuel M. Ohukaniohia. 2008. Revised List of Hawaiian Names of Plants Native and Introduced with Brief Descriptions and Notes as to Occurrence and Medicinal or Other Values, by Joseph F. Rock Consulting Botanist, Board of Agriculture and Forestry Honolulu, Hawaii, 1920; transcribed and annotated by Samuel M. Ohukaniohia Gon III. Ethnobotany Research & Applications 6:405-442.


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