EPPO Global Database

Cyperus rotundus(CYPRO)

Overview
Last modification: 2002-04-11

Basic information
  • EPPO code: CYPRO
  • Preferred name: Cyperus rotundus
  • Authority: Linnaeus

Notes

Meditearranean, Macaronesia, Caucasus, Central Asia, China, Japan, Korea, southern Asia generally, Africa, North, Central  and South America, Australia and Pacific Islands. One of the world's worst weeds

WSSA list of weeds in North America


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Cyperus hexastachyos Rottbøll
Cyperus purpureovariegatus Böckeler
Cyperus rotundus subsp. brevibracteatus (Legrand) Laínz
Cyperus stoloniferus var. pallidus Böckeler
Cyperus tetrastachyos Desfontaines
Pycreus rotundus (Linnaeus) Hayek

Common names
Name Language
coco grass English
nutgrass English
purple nutgrass English (US)
purple nutsedge English (US)
purple nut sedge English
Knollenzypergras German
knolliges Cypergras German
knollige Zyperbinse German
Nußgras German
rundes Cypergras German
rundes Zypergras German
runde Zyperbinse German
Rundzypergras German
herbe à oignon French
souchet arrondi French
souchet à tubercules French
souchet d'Asie French
souchet en forme d'olive French
souchet officinal French
souchet rond French
castañuela Spanish
cebollín Spanish (AR)
chufa purpúrea Spanish (CO)
chufa silvestre Spanish
chunsa Spanish
clavellet Spanish
juncia Spanish
juncia real Spanish
totorilla Spanish (HN)
cipero orientale Italian
cipero rotondo Italian
dente di cavallo Italian
erba pepa Italian
stancia rotonda Italian
zigolo infestante Italian
junca Portuguese
junça Portuguese
junca-aromatica Portuguese (BR)
junça-brava Portuguese
junça-de-conta Portuguese
juncilha Portuguese
tiririca-comum Portuguese (BR)
ハマスゲ Japanese
hamasuge Japanese
сыть круглая Russian
topalak Turkish
truska Albanian
truskë Albanian
валчест пикреус Bulgarian
клубенообразуваща кисела трева Bulgarian
serrana rodona Catalan
xiāng fù zǐ Chinese
香附子 Chinese
okruglasti oštrik Croatian
šáchor hlíznatý Czech
κορφιρή κίπερι Greek
гомољаста пероњика Serbian
гомољасти шиљ Serbian
косан Serbian
šachor hľuznatý Slovak