The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

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H Cyperus echinatus (L.) Alph.Wood 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 236448) with original publication details: Class-book Bot. 734 1861.

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 ovularis (Michx.) Torr. Synonym H WCSP
Cyperus ovularis var. sphaericus Boeckeler Synonym L WCSP
Cyperus ovularis var. wolfii (Alph.Wood) Kük. Synonym L WCSP
Cyperus wolfii Alph.Wood Synonym H WCSP
Kyllinga ovularis Michx. Synonym H WCSP
Mariscus bracheilema Steud. Synonym H WCSP
Mariscus drummondii Steud. Synonym H WCSP
Mariscus echinatus (L.) Elliott Synonym H WCSP
Mariscus globulosus Urb. Synonym H WCSP
Mariscus ovularis (Michx.) Vahl Synonym H WCSP
Mariscus ovularis var. tenellus Torr. Synonym L WCSP
Mariscus retroflexus Willd. ex Kunth Synonym H WCSP
Mariscus rivularis Walp. Synonym H WCSP
Mariscus sphaericus Willd. ex Kunth Synonym H WCSP
Mariscus sphaerocephalus Steud. Synonym H WCSP
Schoenus umbellatus Jacq. Synonym H WCSP
Scirpus echinatus L. Synonym H WCSP

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-236448, and has not been changed.