EPPO Global Database

Cyperus aromaticus(CYPAT)

Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: CYPAT
  • Preferred name: Cyperus aromaticus
  • Authority: (Ridley) Mattfeld & Kükenthal


Sudan, Guinée to Nigeria, central Africa from Cameroon to Somalia and from Angola to Tanzania, Botswana, eastern South Africa

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Kyllinga erecta var. polyphylla (Kunth) Hooper
Kyllinga pinguis Clarke
Kyllinga polyphylla Willdenow ex Kunth

Common names
Name Language
greater kyllinga English
navua sedge English (AU)