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Cyperus alternifolius L.






Mount Usu / Sarobetsu post-mined peatland
From left: Crater basin in 1986 and 2006. Cottongrass / Daylily

Cyperus L. (カヤツリグサ)
Shurogayatsuri (シュロガヤツリ, 棕櫚蚊帳吊), umbrella papyrus, umbrella sedge or umbrella palm
Life form: large, perennial sedge ≈ 0.5-1.5 m tall
Distribution: Madagascar

naturalized in south to Honshu (river beds)

Habitat: humid (river banks and lakes)
Use: introduced for ornamental foliage
Synonyms:

Cyperus involucratus Rottb.
Cyperus alternifolius L. var. obtusangulus (Boeck.) T. Koyama

ssp. alternifolius, the type
ssp. flabelliformis Kuk. (シュロガヤツリ)

cv. variegatus
cv. albovariegatus (フイリシュロガヤツリ)

索引

Cyperus alternifolius transplanted in a greenhouse, HU


ST1 ST2 ST3
[1-3] grown in a greenhouse, CAST, HU, on January 24 2017. The background is Cyperus papyrus

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