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Useful Temperate Plants

Cyperus glomeratus

L.

Cyperaceae

+ Synonyms

Chlorocyperus glomeratus (L.) Palla

Cyperus aureus Georgi

Cyperus australis Schrad.

Cyperus cinnamomeus Retz.

Cyperus granulatus Bosc ex Kunth

Cyperus multumbellifer Roem. & Schult.

Cyperus semiradiciflorus Boeckeler

Cyperus sparsiflorus Baldwin

Pycreus glomeratus (L.) Hayek

Common Name:

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General Information

Cyperus glomeratus is an annual (occasionally a short-lived perennial) grass-like plant with fibrous roots and a slightly swollen base; it can grow around 10 - 80cm tall[
74
Title
Flora of the USSR.
Publication
 
Author
Komarov. V. L.
Website
http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Publisher
Israel Program for Scientific Translation
Year
1968
ISBN
-
Description
An immense (25 or more large volumes) and not yet completed translation of the Russian flora. Full of information on plant uses and habitats but heavy going for casual readers. It can be downloaded from the Internet.
,
1946
Title
Chemical Composition of the Essential Oil of Cyperus glomeratus L. (Cyperaceae) from Serbia
Publication
Journal of Essential Oil Research · Vol. 22, November 2010 pp 587-581
Author
Lazarević J. et al
Publisher
 
Year
2010
ISBN
 
Description
 
].
The plant is harvested from the wild for its essential oil.
Cyperus glomeratus is widespread with stable populations and does not face any major threats. The plant is classified as 'Least Concern' in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species(2014)[
338
Title
IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://www.iucnredlist.org/
Publisher
 
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
A list of plants under threat and facing possible extinction, usually with brief details of the threats and information on habitat.
].

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References

74
Title
Flora of the USSR.
Publication
 
Author
Komarov. V. L.
Website
http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Publisher
Israel Program for Scientific Translation
Year
1968
ISBN
-
Description
An immense (25 or more large volumes) and not yet completed translation of the Russian flora. Full of information on plant uses and habitats but heavy going for casual readers. It can be downloaded from the Internet.
,
266
Title
Flora of China
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://flora.huh.harvard.edu/china/
Publisher
Missouri Botanical Garden Press; St. Louis.
Year
1994
ISBN
 
Description
An excellent, comprehensive resource in 25 volumes. In addition to the botanical information the flora also gives basic information on habitat and some uses. An on-line version is also available.

Range

Temperate Eurasia - France and Spain, east through the Caucasus and Turkey to southern Siberia, central Asia and Iran; Himalayas, China, Japan, Korea

Habitat

On the margins of lakes and rivers, sandy soils at water margins, in seasonally inundated grassland and in rice fields; at elevations from 100 - 1,300 metres[
74
Title
Flora of the USSR.
Publication
 
Author
Komarov. V. L.
Website
http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Publisher
Israel Program for Scientific Translation
Year
1968
ISBN
-
Description
An immense (25 or more large volumes) and not yet completed translation of the Russian flora. Full of information on plant uses and habitats but heavy going for casual readers. It can be downloaded from the Internet.
,
266
Title
Flora of China
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://flora.huh.harvard.edu/china/
Publisher
Missouri Botanical Garden Press; St. Louis.
Year
1994
ISBN
 
Description
An excellent, comprehensive resource in 25 volumes. In addition to the botanical information the flora also gives basic information on habitat and some uses. An on-line version is also available.
,
338
Title
IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://www.iucnredlist.org/
Publisher
 
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
A list of plants under threat and facing possible extinction, usually with brief details of the threats and information on habitat.
].

Properties

Conservation StatusLeast Concern
Other Uses Rating *  *
HabitAnnual
Height0.50 m
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details

Not known

Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal

None known

Other Uses

The sweet-smelling rhizome is used in perfumery and cosmetics[
991
Title
Cyperaceae of Economic, Ethnobotanical and Horticultural Importance: A Checklist
Publication
Kew Bulletin Vol. 56 No. 2, pp 257 - 360
Author
Simpson D.A.; Inglis C.A.
Publisher
The Royal Botanic Gardens; Kew, London
Year
2001
ISBN
1-84246-038-2
Description
An excellent and very comprehensive checklist, giving the range, habitat and uses of over 500 species.
]. The fresh underground portions of the plant (short, rarely creeping rhizomes and roots) in the fructiferous stage contain around 0.06% of a fragrant, yellowish essential oil. The most abundant components of the oil are caryophyllene oxide (44.8%), humulene epoxide II (14.1%), beta-caryophyllene (12.6%) and alpha-humulene (7.8%)[
1946
Title
Chemical Composition of the Essential Oil of Cyperus glomeratus L. (Cyperaceae) from Serbia
Publication
Journal of Essential Oil Research · Vol. 22, November 2010 pp 587-581
Author
Lazarević J. et al
Publisher
 
Year
2010
ISBN
 
Description
 
].

Propagation

Seed -
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