EPPO Global Database

Cyperus articulatus(CYPAR)

Code created in: 2002-03-14

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: CYPAR
  • Preferred name: Cyperus articulatus
  • Authority: Linnaeus


Southern and eastern Mediterranean, Western Asia, Himalayas, India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Indochina, Africa (throughout), Madagascar, USA (southern), Mexico, Central America, Caribbean, South America (except southern cone), Australia (Queensland) Introduced in Australia (Western)

WSSA list of weeds in North America

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Cyperus borbonicus Steudel
Cyperus corymbosus var. subnodosus (Nees & Meyen) Osten
Cyperus niloticus Forsskål

Common names
Name Language
Guinea rush English
jointed flatsedge English (US)
souchet articulé French
balaio Portuguese
goia Portuguese
junco-gigante Portuguese
gomei happerakim Hebrew
גֹּמֶא הַפְּרָקִים Hebrew