Cyperus


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Noun1.Cyperus - type genus of CyperaceaeCyperus - type genus of Cyperaceae; grasslike rhizomatous herbs; cosmopolitan except very cold regions
liliopsid genus, monocot genus - genus of flowering plants having a single cotyledon (embryonic leaf) in the seed
Cyperaceae, family Cyperaceae, sedge family - bulrush; chufa; cotton grass; papyrus; umbrella plant
Cyperus alternifolius, umbrella sedge, umbrella plant - African sedge widely cultivated as an ornamental water plant for its terminal umbrellalike cluster of slender grasslike leaves
chufa, Cyperus esculentus, earth almond, ground almond, rush nut, yellow nutgrass - European sedge having small edible nutlike tubers
Cyperus longus, galingale, galangal - European sedge having rough-edged leaves and spikelets of reddish flowers and aromatic roots
Cyperus papyrus, Egyptian paper reed, Egyptian paper rush, paper plant, paper rush, papyrus - tall sedge of the Nile valley yielding fiber that served many purposes in historic times
Cyperus rotundus, nut grass, nut sedge, nutgrass, nutsedge - a widely distributed perennial sedge having small edible nutlike tubers
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So damp was the ground, that there were large beds of a coarse cyperus, in which great numbers of a very small water-rail lived and bred.
En la TABLA I se muestran los resultados de la DR del componente herbaceo en el area de estudio, se registro una mayor participacion numerica de gramineas Trachypogon vestitus Andersson (16,74%) y Trachypogon plumosus Nees (19,58%), seguidas por ciperaceas del genero Cyperus spp.
Significant reduction of Cyperus rotundus (Cyperaceae) was obtained by using 16 t/ha (Silva et al.
1 (Plains), Cardamine moirensis, Crinum flaccidum, Cyperus squarrosus) were recorded for the first time within Hattah-Kulkyne National Park.
In this study, a conventional tillage system increased the relative importance of Cyperus rotundus, Cynodon dactylon and Ipomoea grandifolia.
Water extracts of sorghum plant parts considerably suppressed seed germination and seedling growth of Amaranthus retroflexus [17], Echinochloa colonum [18], Phalaris minor, Chenopodium album, Senebiera didyma, Cyperus rotundus and Rumex dentatus [19].
All the six (Sonchus asper, Amaranthus hybridus, Amaranthus viridis, Cyperus rotundus, Malva parviflora, Tribulus parvispinus) species of were diffuse in both areas.
There are large number of studies that shows that plant species can accumulate heavy metals in their above and underground tissues (i,e, Typh alatifolia and Cyperus malaccensis).
The studies conducted in our laboratory proved that the anti-inflammatory and antioxidant activities of the chloroform extract of Cyperus rotundus (CHCR) were beneficial for reducing the severity of IBD induced by dinitrobenzene sulfonic acid (DNBS) intracolonically administered in rats.
In the Cypereae tribe, the truncation has been described in some species of Cyperus L.