EPPO Global Database

Kyllinga erecta(KYLER)

Code created in: 2004-04-22

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: KYLER
  • Preferred name: Kyllinga erecta
  • Authority: Schumacher


Sénégal and Mali to Nigeria, Tchad and Cameroon, Ethiopia, central and southern Africa (except Namibia). Introduced in New Caledonia

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Cyperus erectus (Schumacher) Mattfeld & Kükenthal
Kyllinga erecta var. erecta Schumacher

Common names
Name Language
creeping sedge English
white kyllinga English