Archive for Family: Cyperaceae

Hypolytrum nemorum

Hypolytrum nemorum (Vahl) Spreng.

Status: Common.

Growth Form or Habit: Herb.

2012-08-20 08.38.14
Central Catchment Nature Reserve; 2012.

 

2012-08-20 08.39.01
Central Catchment Nature Reserve; 2012.

2012-08-20 08.37.17
Central Catchment Nature Reserve; 2012.

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Kyllinga polyphylla

Kyllinga polyphylla Willd. ex Kunth

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Exotic; Naturalised.

Growth Form or Habit: Herb.

Habit
Punggol End; Lawn; 2010.

Flower
Punggol End; Lawn; 2010.

More pictures can be found at

(1) The Plant Observatory website

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Mapania cuspidata

Mapania cuspidata (Miq.) Uittien

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Native; Vulnerable. Cultivated.

Growth Form or Habit: Herb.

Habit.
Central Catchment Nature Reserve; Freshwater swamp; 2010.

Note the reddish young leaves
Central Catchment Nature Reserve; Freshwater swamp; 2010.

Fruit
Central Catchment Nature Reserve; Freshwater swamp; 2010.

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Cyperus difformis

Cyperus difformis L.

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Cryptogenic.

Growth Form or Habit: Herb.


Punggol; 2010.


Punggol; 2010.

More pictures can be found at

(1) The Plant Observatory website

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Cyperus iria

Cyperus iria L.

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Cryptogenic.

Growth Form or Habit: Herb.

Inflorescences
Punggol; 2010.

Close up of inflorescences
Punggol; 2010.

More pictures can be found at

(1) The Plant Observatory website

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