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H Cyperus exaltatus Retz. 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 236548) with original publication details: Observ. Bot. 5: 11 1788.

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 alopecuroides J.Koenig ex Roxb. [Illegitimate] Synonym H WCSP
Cyperus altus Nees Synonym H WCSP
Cyperus canaliculatus Retz. Synonym H WCSP
Cyperus exaltatus var. divergens Kük. Synonym L WCSP
Cyperus exaltatus var. exaltatus Synonym L WCSP
Cyperus exaltatus var. iwasakii (Makino) T.Koyama Synonym L WCSP
Cyperus exaltatus var. minor J.M.Black Synonym L WCSP
Cyperus exaltatus var. serpens Kük. Synonym L WCSP
Cyperus festivus Link Synonym H WCSP
Cyperus iwasakii Makino Synonym H WCSP
Cyperus odoratus Burm.f. [Illegitimate] Synonym H WCSP
Cyperus oryzeticola Steud. Synonym H WCSP
Cyperus racemosus B.Heyne ex Boeckeler [Illegitimate] Synonym H WCSP
Cyperus tokiensis C.B.Clarke Synonym H WCSP
Cyperus umbellatus Roxb. [Illegitimate] Synonym H WCSP
Cyperus venustus R.Br. Synonym H WCSP
Papyrus venustus (R.Br.) Nees Synonym H WCSP

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-236548.

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