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Related to Cyperus: Cyperus esculentus
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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.
Since most of them can read and write, they can adopt technologies that can add values to Typha latifolia and Cyperus species in addition to making mattresses such as mats, baskets, hats and Umbrella.
Given the cost-effectiveness of the wetlands for the purpose of wastewaters treatment and easy planting of Cyperus alternifolius, the present research studies this plant as wetland macrophyte under the weather conditions of Yazd, in Iran, for municipal wastewater treatment.
The following weeds were found: Amaranthus deflexus (pigweed), Amaranthus spinosus (spiny amaranth), Amaranthus viridis (slender amaranth), Cyperus spp.
A total of twenty five frequently occurring weeds were sampled out of which seventeen Viz., Convolvulus arvensis, Polygonum plebejum, Cenchrus setigerus, Phalaris minor, Coronopus didymus, Euphorbia prostrata, Cynodon dactylon, Rumex dentatus, Euphorbia spp., Cyperus rotundus, Dactyloctenium aegyptium, Launaea nudicaulis, Ageratum conyzoides, Avena fatua, Cnicus arvensis, Chenopodium murale, and Malva neglecta were sampled from wheat fields, whereas eight species of weeds namely Solanum nigrum, Cyperus rotundus, Euphorbia hirta, Malvestrum coromandelianum, Conyza ambigua, Convolvulus arvensis, Poa annua and Oxalis corniculata were sampled for invertebrate fauna from sugarcane fields.
The caramel from malted tubers of Cyperus esculentus may be used to add body, flavor, or color to certain baked products, non-alcoholic malt beverages and dark beers, and in the production of condiments.
We are truly sorry to hear that your garden has become infested with yellow nutsedge (Cyperus esculentus), which compares in scope to a plague of locusts.
A participacao de especies perenes de ciclo estival de bom potencial forrageiro, responsaveis pela maior contribuicao para a producao de materia seca na pastagem natural, destacando-se as do genero Paspalum e a especie Axonopus affinis, foi reduzida ou essas especies desapareceram da pastagem sendo substituidas por indesejadas de menor palatabilidade como Sporobolus indicus e Cyperus lanceolatus nos tratamentos com introducao de especies e uso de herbicida glifosato (Tabela 1).
The whole plant of Cyperus rotundus was used to treat puerperal fever, while flowers were used in the treatment of chronic dysentery.
Tonduz 1287 Cynoglossum amabile 1940-11-13 Maria del Carmen Roviralta 8 Cyperus papyrus 1906-09-29 Oton Jimenez 76 Cyperus flavescens 1892-10-31 A.