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H Cyperus alternifolius L. is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Cyperus (family Cyperaceae).

The record derives from WCSP (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 235591) with original publication details: Mant. Pl. 1: 28 1767.

Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI:


See "Status", "Confidence level", "Source" for definitions.

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Cyperus frondosus Salisb. [Illegitimate] Synonym H WCSP
Cyperus onustus Steud. Synonym H WCSP
Cyperus racemosus Poir. Synonym M TRO
Eucyperus alternifolius (L.) Rikli Synonym H WCSP

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-235591.

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