EPPO Global Database

Cyperus canus(CYPCA)

Code created in: 2016-03-22

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: CYPCA
  • Preferred name: Cyperus canus
  • Authority: Presl & C. Presl


Mexico to Colombia. Cultivated as material for mats and bedding. Introduced into and potentially invasive in Japan

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Cyperus alternifolius var. obtusangulus (Boeckeler) Koyama

Common names
Name Language
petate Spanish
tule Spanish
shurogayatsuri Japanese
シュロガヤツリ Japanese