Cyperus rubicundus 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Liliopsida Poales Cyperaceae

Scientific Name: Cyperus rubicundus Vahl
Regional Assessments:
Cyperus rubicundus Vahl ssp. longimucronatus (Kük.) Cufod.
Cyperus teneriffae Poir.
Cyperus teneriffae Poir. ssp. longimucronatus Kük.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2011
Date Assessed: 2010-11-13
Assessor(s): Kumar, B.
Reviewer(s): Sadasivaiah, B., Bhat, G.K., Rao, M.L.V., Dahanukar, N. & Molur, S.
Contributor(s): Molur, S.
Cyperus rubicundus is widely distributed with no threats, hence assessed as Least Concern.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Cyperus rubicundus is distributed in Australia, Africa, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Mauritius, Malaysia, Somalia, Nambia, Madagascar, Tanzania and South East Asia. In India it occurs in Maharasthra (Ahmednagar, Nasik, Osmangabad, Pune) (Sharma et al. 1996), Kerala, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu (Chengalpattu, Coimbatore, Nilgiri) (Henry et al. 1987, Nayar et al. 2006).
Countries occurrence:
Australia; Eritrea; Ethiopia; India (Karnataka, Kerala, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu); Kenya; Madagascar; Malaysia; Mauritius; Namibia; Somalia; Tanzania, United Republic of
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Population [top]

Population:No population information for the species.
Current Population Trend:Stable
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:It grows in damp or moist places (Cook 1996).
Systems:Terrestrial; Freshwater
Continuing decline in area, extent and/or quality of habitat:No

Use and Trade [top]

Use and Trade:

No use has been reported for this species.

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. 2011. Cyperus rubicundus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2011: e.T177157A7379774. . Downloaded on 21 September 2018.
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