Cyperus odoratus L. (Sp. Pl. 46. 1753.)
Localities: West Indies (native), Lesser Antilles (native) [Grenada, Barbados, Dominica, Martinique, Monserrat, Nevis, St. Lucia, ], Greater Antilles [Jamaica (native), Cuba (native), Cayman Island (native), Hispaniola (native)[ Gonave, Haiti, Tortue,], Puerto Rico (native)[ Vieques], Virgin Islands (native) ( St. Croix, St. John, St. Thomas, Tortola, Virgin Gorda ) ], Bahamas (native), North America (native), Mexico (native), Central America (native), South America (native), Old World (Africa; Asia; Pacific),
Common Names: Cagüey de agua (Dominican Republic), Coarse cyperus (Bahamas), Trefilo (Dominican Republic), Yerba de canuto (Dominican Republic),
Synonyms: Cyperus acicularis (Schrad. ex Nees) Steud. (Syn. Pl. Glumac. 2: 45. 1854.), Cyperus cubanus Liebm. (Mexic. Halvgr. 34. 1850.), Cyperus familiaris Steud. (Syn. Pl. Glumac. 2: 46. 1854.), Cyperus ferax Rich. (Actes Soc. Hist. Nat. Paris 1: 106. 1792.), Cyperus michauxianus Schult. (Mant. 2: 123. 1824.), Cyperus odoratus L. var. acicularis (Schrad. ex Nees) O'Neill (in H. León, Fl. Cuba 1: 196. 1946.), Cyperus parvispiculatus Boeckeler (Beitr. Cyper. 1: 6. 1888.), Cyperus poeoides Desv. ex Ham. (Prodr. Pl. Ind. Occid. 12. 1825.), Cyperus sanctae-crucis Liebm. (Mexic. Halvgr. 35. 1850.), Diclidium aciculare Schrad. ex Nees (in C.F.P. von Martius, Fl. Bras. 2(1): 55. 1842.), Torulinium confertum Desv. ex Ham. (Prodr. Pl. Ind. Occid. 15. 1825.), Torulinium ferax (Rich.) Urb. (Symb. Antill. 2: 165. 1900.), Torulinium michauxianum (Schult.) C.B. Clarke (in I. Urban, Symb. Antill. 2: 56. 1900.), Torulinium odoratum (L.) S.S> Hooper (Kew Bull. 26: 579. 1972.),
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Last edited 28 Dec 09