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Cyperus imbricatus

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA LILIOPSIDA CYPERALES CYPERACEAE

Scientific Name: Cyperus imbricatus
Species Authority: Retz.
Common Name(s):
English Shingle Flatsegde
French Souchet Imbriqué
Synonym(s):
Cyperus involucratus Poir. in Lam.
Cyperus involucratus Rottb.
Cyperus radiatus Vahl.
Cyperus radiatus Vahl
Cyperus verticillatus Roxb.
Cyperus verticillatus Roxb.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2013
Date Assessed: 2010-11-12
Assessor(s): Kumar, B.
Reviewer(s): Sadasivaiah, B., Bhat, G.K., Rao, M.L.V., Dahanukar, N. & Molur, S.
Contributor(s): Molur, S.
Justification:
Cyperus imbricatus is widely distributed and has no threats, hence assessed as Least Concern.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Cyperus imbricatus is distributed almost pantropical. In India it is known to occur in Assam, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh (Satna), Meghalaya (Khasia), Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu (Madurai, Nilgiri- Kodaikannal water falls, Pykara) and West Bengal (Cook 1996, Verma 2001).
Countries:
Native:
Argentina; Bangladesh; Belize; Benin; Bolivia, Plurinational States of; Brazil; Cameroon; Chile; China (Guangdong); Colombia; Costa Rica; Côte d'Ivoire; Dominica; Dominican Republic; Ecuador; El Salvador; Ethiopia; Gabon; Guatemala; Honduras; India (Assam, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Meghalaya, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal); Indonesia; Liberia; Madagascar; Mexico; Nepal; Nicaragua; Niger; Nigeria; Panama; Papua New Guinea; Paraguay; Peru; Philippines; Senegal; Taiwan, Province of China; Tanzania, United Republic of; Thailand; Togo; Trinidad and Tobago; United States (Colorado); Uruguay; Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of; Zambia
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Population [top]

Population: No population information for the species.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It is a perennial herb grows in seasonally flooded areas, margins of ponds, ditches, swamps, river banks, mostly on sandy soil and muddy places (Cook 1996, Verma 2001) and also in wet lands (Bhargavan 1989).
Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Use and Trade [top]

Use and Trade: It is used as fodder.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): No threats have been reported for this species.

 

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: No conservation actions are known or needed for this species.

Citation: Kumar, B. 2013. Cyperus imbricatus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 22 December 2014.
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