The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

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H Cyperus difformis 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 236342) with original publication details: Cent. Pl. II 6 1756.

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 difformis var. breviglobosus Kük. Synonym L WCSP
Cyperus difformis f. humilis Debeaux Synonym L WCSP
Cyperus difformis f. maximus C.B.Clarke Synonym L WCSP
Cyperus difformis var. subdecompositus Kük. Synonym L WCSP
Cyperus goeringii Steud. Synonym H WCSP
Cyperus holoschoenoides Jan ex Schult. Synonym H WCSP
Cyperus lateriflorus Torr. [Illegitimate] Synonym H WCSP
Cyperus oryzetorum Steud. Synonym H WCSP
Cyperus protractus Link [Illegitimate] Synonym H WCSP
Cyperus subrotundus Llanos Synonym H WCSP
Cyperus viridis Willd. ex Kunth [Illegitimate] Synonym H WCSP

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-236342, and has not been changed.