Cyperus compressus

Family:CYPERACEAE
Species:Cyperus compressus Linnaeus
Common Name:Poorland Flatsedge
Habitat:**
Associated Ecological Communities:**
Growth Habit:Herb
Duration:Annual
Category:Vascular
USDA Symbol:**
Plant Notes:**
Taxonomic Notes:**
Status:Native, FACW (NWI)
References:**
Specimen: View specimen details in the Alabama Herbarium Consortium Specimen Database

** Not applicable or data not available.

Classification

FamilyCYPERACEAE - Sedge family
Genus Cyperus
Species Cyperus compressus Linnaeus - Poorland Flatsedge

Citation

Citation CYPERUS COMPRESSUS Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 46. 1753.
Basionym: **
Type: JAMAICA: Without data (lectotype: Sloane, Voy Jamaica 1: t. 76(1). 1707). Lectotypified by Du Puy et al, in A. S. George et al., Fl. Australia 50: 446. 1993.

** Not applicable or data not available.

Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Chlorocyperus compressus Chlorocyperus compressus (Linnaeus) Palla, Denkschr. Kaiserl. Akad. Wiss., Math.-Naturwiss. Kl. 84: 451. 1909.Cyperus compressus Linnaeus 1753. 
Cyperus brachiatus Cyperus brachiatus Poiret, in Lamarck, Encycl. 7: 259. 1806. MADAGASCAR
Cyperus caffer Cyperus caffer Bertoloni f., Rendiconto Sess Ordinarie Accad. Sci. Ist. Bologna (?) 1853-1854: 33. 1854; Mem. Reale Accad. Sci. Ist. Bologna 5: 464, t. 23. 1854.  
Cyperus compressus var. brachiatus Cyperus compressus Linnaeus, var. brachiatus (Poiret) Boeckeler, Linnaea 35: 518. 1868, nom. illegit..Cyperus compressus Linnaeus, var. robustior Kunth 1837; Cyperus brachiatus Poiret 1806. 
Cyperus compressus var. capillaceus Cyperus compressus Linnaeus, var. capillaceus C. B. Clarke, in Urban, Symb. Antill. 2: 32. 1900. DOMINICA: Without data, Imray 430 (holotype: K?).
Cyperus compressus var. floribundus Cyperus compressus Linnaeus, var. floribundus E. G. Camus, Notul. Syst. (Paris) 1: 243. 1910.  
Cyperus compressus var. laxus Cyperus compressus Linnaeus, var. laxus E. G. Camus, Notul. Syst. (Paris) 1: 242. 1910.  
Cyperus compressus var. pectiniformis Cyperus compressus Linnaeus, var. pectiniformis (Schultes) C. B. Clarke, J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 21: 97. 1884.Cyperus pectinatus Roxburgh 1817, non Vahl 1805; Cyperus pectiniformis Schultes 1824. 
Cyperus compressus var. robustior Cyperus compressus Linnaeus, var. robustior Kunth, Enum. Pl. 2: 24. 1837.Cyperus brachiatus Poiret 1806. 
Cyperus humilis Cyperus humilis Llanos, Fragm. Pl. Filip. 13. 1851, non Kunth 1837.  
Cyperus meyenii Cyperus meyenii Nees von Esenbeck, Nov. Actorum Acad. Caes. Leop.-Carol. Nat. Cur. 19(Suppl. 1): 57. 1843.  
Cyperus pectinatus Cyperus pectinatus Roxburgh, Fl. Ind. 1: 195. 1817, non Vahl 1805. INDIA: Coromandel:
Cyperus pectiniformis Cyperus pectiniformis Schultes, Mant. 2: 128. 1824.Cyperus pectinatus Roxburgh 1817, non Vahl 1805. 

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort; choose a county or herbaria to filter the specimen data.

Counties included on distribution map: Baldwin, Barbour, Blount, Bullock, Butler, Calhoun, Coffee, Conecuh, Covington, Crenshaw, Dallas, Escambia, Etowah, Fayette, Geneva, Houston, Macon, Mobile, Tuscaloosa

Counties represented by specimen data listed below:

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: AUA, JSU, TROY, UNA, USAM, UWAL, UWFP

Range of years during which specimens were collected: -

Barcode / Accession No. County Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
Image
JSU111871 Etowah 4 Sep 1995 L. Hodge-Spaulding
4323
JSU
Cyperus compressus Linnaeus
USAM000004513 Mobile 14 Aug 1967 Michel G. Lelong
3565
USAM
Cyperus compressus Linnaeus
JSU111873 Tuscaloosa 22 Jul 2000 D. D. Spaulding
10805
JSU
Cyperus compressus Linnaeus
UWAL0012578 Baldwin 24 Sep 2012 Spaulding, Dan
13630
UWAL
Cyperus compressus Linnaeus
UNA00001797 Mobile 8 Sep 1965 Rebecca Deramus
D744
UNA
Cyperus compressus L.
AUA000021010 Dallas 28 JUN 2003 SPAULDING, DANIEL D.
11939
AUA
CYPERUS COMPRESSUS L.
TROY000025407 Crenshaw 04 Sep 2008 Alvin R. Diamond
19895
TROY
Cyperus compressus Linnaeus
USAM000004508 Mobile 14 Aug 1967 Michel G. Lelong
3565.2
USAM
Cyperus compressus Linnaeus
JSU111869 Calhoun 28 Sep 1992 D. D. Spaulding
3122
JSU
Cyperus compressus Linnaeus
UWAL0035598 Mobile 28 Jun 2014 Horne, Howard E.
2606
UWAL
Cyperus compressus Linnaeus
TROY000010299 Butler 22 Nov 2007 Alvin R. Diamond
18673
TROY
Cyperus compressus Linnaeus
TROY000025410 Butler 29 Jul 2008 Alvin R. Diamond
19650
TROY
Cyperus compressus Linnaeus
TROY000042388 Geneva 14 Aug 2011 Alvin R. Diamond
22412
TROY
Cyperus compressus Linnaeus
UWAL0003245 Covington 17 Sep 2005 Diamond, A.R.
15788
UWAL
Cyperus compressus L.
TROY000025409 Barbour 17 Jul 2008 Alvin R. Diamond
19560
TROY
Cyperus compressus Linnaeus
UWAL0042996 Baldwin 22 Aug 2000 Larsen, H.S.
553
UWAL
Cyperus compressus L.
JSU111872 Houston 10 Sep 1994 John R. MacDonald
7646
JSU
Cyperus compressus Linnaeus
AUA000021008 Conecuh 19 AUG 1995 DIAMOND, JR., ALVIN R.
9862
AUA
CYPERUS COMPRESSUS L.
USAM000004511 Mobile 21 Aug 1967 Michel G. Lelong
3629
USAM
Cyperus compressus Linnaeus
TROY000034413 Bullock 20 Oct 2011 Bailee Dykes
241
TROY
Cyperus compressus Linnaeus
TROY000029654 Houston 22 Oct 2009 Alvin R. Diamond
21092
TROY
Cyperus compressus Linnaeus
USAM000004510 Mobile 05 Sep 1981 Michel G. Lelong
12267
USAM
Cyperus compressus Linnaeus
UNA00001782 Mobile _ Jul _ Charles Mohr
s.n.
UNA
Cyperus compressus L.
UWAL0016832 Mobile 16 Nov 2013 Horne, Howard E.
2478
UWAL
Cyperus compressus Linnaeus
JSU111868 Calhoun 15 Oct 1996 D. D. Spaulding
9292
JSU
Cyperus compressus Linnaeus
UWAL0003244 Butler 29 Jul 2008 Diamond, A.R.
19650
UWAL
Cyperus compressus L.
USAM000004509 Mobile 07 Oct 1978 Michel G. Lelong
10543
USAM
Cyperus compressus Linnaeus
UNA00062286 Dallas 28 Jun 2003 D. D. Spaulding
11939
UNA
Cyperus compressus L.
AUA000021012 Macon 17 NOV 1972 CROUSE, S. P.
130
AUA
CYPERUS COMPRESSUS L.
USAM000004514 Baldwin 23 Aug 1980 Michel G. Lelong
11337
USAM
Cyperus compressus Linnaeus
TROY000025412 Covington 17 Sep 2005 Alvin R. Diamond
15788
TROY
Cyperus compressus Linnaeus
TROY000010300 Butler 06 Jul 2007 Alvin R. Diamond
18035
TROY
Cyperus compressus Linnaeus
TROY000025413 Dallas 28 Jun 2003 Daniel D. Spaulding
11939
TROY
Cyperus compressus Linnaeus
UWAL0003243 Butler 06 Jul 2007 Diamond, A.R.
18035
UWAL
Cyperus compressus L.
USAM000004512 Mobile 28 Jul 1967 Michel G. Lelong
3466
USAM
Cyperus compressus Linnaeus
TROY000025408 Butler 21 Aug 2008 Alvin R. Diamond
19811
TROY
Cyperus compressus Linnaeus
TROY000025411 Coffee 23 Sep 2006 Jake Hendrix
114
TROY
Cyperus compressus Linnaeus
UNA00054302 Blount 11 Jul 1998 Brian R. Keener
1209
UNA
Cyperus compressus L.
UWAL0011602 Mobile 12 Aug 2012 Horne, Howard E.
1833
UWAL
Cyperus compressus Linnaeus
JSU111870 Etowah 24 Sep 1995 L. Hodge-Spaulding
4372
JSU
Cyperus compressus Linnaeus
UWFP019653 Escambia 04 Sep 2010 James R. Burkhalter
22846
UWFP
Cyperus compressus L.
UWAL0011136 Bullock 20 Oct 2011 Dykes, Bailee
0241
UWAL
Cyperus compressus L.
AUA000021009 Crenshaw 7 AUG 1995 DIAMOND, JR., ALVIN R.
9811
AUA
CYPERUS COMPRESSUS L.
UNA00001792 Tuscaloosa 7 Aug 1957 Kenneth F. Hancock
s.n.
UNA
Cyperus compressus L.
AUA000021011 Fayette 28 SEP 1959 DAVIS, DONALD E.
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AUA
CYPERUS COMPRESSUS L.
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