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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Cyperus esculentus L., Sp. Pl.: 45 (1753).

This name is accepted.

Distribution: Trop. & Subtrop. to N. America
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Lifeform: Tuber geophyte
Remarks: Widely cultivated for its edible tubers.
Family: Cyperaceae
Original Compiler: R.Govaerts