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H Cyperus erythrorrhizos Muhl. 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 236528) with original publication details: Descr. Gram. 20 1817.

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
Chlorocyperus erythrorhizos (Muhl.) Palla Synonym M TRO
Chlorocyperus erythrorrhizus (Muhl.) Palla Synonym H WCSP
Cyperus chrysokerkos Steud. Synonym H WCSP
Cyperus cupreus J.Presl & C.Presl Synonym H WCSP
Cyperus erythrorrhizos var. cupreus (J.Presl & C.Presl) Kük. Synonym L WCSP
Cyperus erythrorrhizos var. halei (Torr. ex Britton) Kük. Synonym L WCSP
Cyperus erythrorrhizos var. infirmus (Boeckeler) Kük. Synonym L WCSP
Cyperus halei Torr. ex Britton Synonym H WCSP
Cyperus infirmus Boeckeler Synonym H WCSP
Cyperus occidentalis Torr. Synonym H WCSP
Cyperus spiculatus Alph.Wood Synonym H WCSP
Cyperus tenuiflorus Elliott [Illegitimate] Synonym H WCSP
Cyperus washingtonensis Gand. Synonym H WCSP

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-236528, and has not been changed.