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Cyperus odoratus  L.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 39894

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Cyperus engelmanni Steud.
    Cyperus ferax Rich.
    Cyperus ferruginescens Boeckeler
    Cyperus macrocephalus Liebm.
    Cyperus eggersii Boeckeler
    Cyperus auriculatus Nees & Meyen ex Kunth
    Cyperus acicularis Schrad. ex Nees
    Cyperus engelmannii Steud.
    Cyperus longispicatus Norton
    Cyperus speciosus Vahl
    Mariscus huarmensis Kunth
    Torulinium confertum Desv. ex Ham.
    Torulinium eggersii (Boeckeler) C.B. Clarke
    Torulinium odoratum (L.) S.S. Hooper
    Torulinium odoratum ssp. auriculatum (Nees & Meyen ex Kunth) T. Koyama
    Cyperus ferax var. auriculatus (Nees & Meyen ex Kunth) Kük.
    Cyperus odoratus var. acicularis (Schrad. ex Nees) O'Neill
    Cyperus macrocephalus var. eggersii (Boeckeler) S.D. Jones, Wipff & R. Carter
    Cyperus odoratus var. engelmannii (Steud.) R. Carter, S.D. Jones & Wipff
    Cyperus odoratus var. squarrosus (Britton) S.D. Jones, Wipff & R. Carter
    Cyperus speciosus var. squarrosus Britton
  Common Name(s): rusty flat sedge
    fragrant flatsedge [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                      SuperorderLilianae  – monocots, monocotyledons, monocotylédones  
                            FamilyCyperaceae  – sedges, foins coupants, laîches, rouches, rouchettes  
                               GenusCyperus L. – nutgrass, flatsedge  
                                  SpeciesCyperus odoratus L. – rusty flat sedge, fragrant flatsedge  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Cyperaceae of North America Update, database (version 2010)  
  Acquired: 2010   
  Notes: Updated for ITIS by the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS (2007-2010)   
  Reference for: Cyperus odoratus   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Cyperus odoratus   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Cyperus odoratus   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Cyperus odoratus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service  
  Publication Date: 2001   
  Article/Chapter Title: Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Review of Plant and Animal Species That Are Candidates or Proposed for Listing as Endangered or Threatened, Annual Notice of Findings on Recycled Petitions, and Annual Description of Progress on Listing...   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Federal Register, vol. 66, no. 210   
  Page(s): 54808-54832   
  Publication Place:    
  Reference for: Cyperus odoratus   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Caribbean  
    North America  
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Continental US, Native  
    Hawaii, Native  
    Caribbean Territories, Native  
    Canada, Native  



  Comment: US ESA: No longer a candidate species because more abundant and widespread than previously believed and not subject to the degree of threats to warrant status according to notice of review, as published in Federal Register Volume 66, Number 210, Pages 54808 - 54832, October 30, 2001  



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