EPPO Global Database

Cyperus compressus(CYPCP)

Code created in: 2002-03-14

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: CYPCP
  • Preferred name: Cyperus compressus
  • Authority: Linnaeus


Mediterranean (southeast), Western Asia, Himalayas, India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Indochina, Malesia, China (including Taiwan,Tibet), Japan, Africa (except Sahel and South Africa), Madagascar, USA, Mexico, Central America, Caribbean, South America (northern to Bolivia and central Brazil), New Guinea, Australia (Northern, Queensland, New South Wales)

WSSA list of weeds in North America

Common names
Name Language
annual sedge English (US)
hedgehog cyperus English
poorland flat sedge English
souchet comprimé French
kugugayatsuri Japanese
クグガヤツリ Japanese
biǎn suì shā cǎo Chinese
扁穗莎草 Chinese
mothi Hindi