Cyperus blepharoleptos

Family:CYPERACEAE
Species:Cyperus blepharoleptos Steud.
Common Name:Cuban Bulrush
Habitat:Commonly found in impounded creeks along rivers, ponds, lakes, swamps.
Associated Ecological Communities:**
Growth Habit:Herb
Duration:Perennial
Category:Vascular
USDA Symbol:**
Plant Notes:**
Taxonomic Notes:The species has a long tradition of being treated as Oxycaryum cubense (Poeppig & Kunth) Palla. Larridon et al (2011) provided evidence for Oxycaryum to be included in Cyperus.
Status:Not Native, OBL (NWI)
References:Larridon, I. et al. 2011. Taxonomic changes in C 3 Cyperus (Cyperaceae) supported by molecular data, morphology, embryography, ontogeny and anatomy. Plant Ecology and Evolution: 144: 327-356.
Specimen: View specimen details in the Alabama Herbarium Consortium Specimen Database

** Not applicable or data not available.

Classification

FamilyCYPERACEAE - Sedge family
Genus Cyperus
Species Cyperus blepharoleptos Steud. - Cuban Bulrush

Citation

Citation Cyperus blepharoleptos Steudel, Syn. Pl. Glumac. 2: 28. 1854.
Basionym: **
Type: SENEGAL/GAMBIA:

** Not applicable or data not available.

Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Anosporum ablepharum Anosporum ablepharum (Grisebach) Maury ex Micheli, Mém. Soc. Phys. Gèneve 31: 125. 1889.Scirpus ablepharus Grisebach 1866. 
Anosporum cubense Anosporum cubense (Poeppig & Kunth) Boeckeler, Linnaea 36: 413. 1870.Scirpus cubensis Poeppig & Kunth 1837. 
Anosporum cubense var. gracile Anosporum cubense (Poeppig & Kunth) Boeckeler, var. gracile Boeckeler, Linnaea 36: 414. 1870.Kyllinga scirpina Reichenbach 1861. 
Anosporum paraguayense Anosporum paraguayense Maury ex Micheli, Mém. Soc. Phys. Gèneve 31: 124, t. 35. 1889. PARAGUAY
Anosporum schinzii Anosporum schinzii Boeckeler ex Schinz, Verh. Bot. Vereins Prov. Brandenburg 29: 46. 1888. SOUTH AFRICA:
Courtoisia olivacea Courtoisia olivacea Boeckeler, Flora 44: 332. 1861.  
Isolepis echinocephala Isolepis echinocephala Oliver, in J. Grant, Trans. Linn. Soc. London 29: 167. 1875.  
Kyllinga scirpina Kyllinga scirpina Reichenbach, in Boeckeler, Flora 44: 332. 1861. GUYANA
Oxycaryum cubense Oxycaryum cubense (Poeppig & Kunth) Palla, Denkschr. Kaiserl. Akad. Wiss. Math.-Naturwiss. Kl. 79: 169. 1908; Lye, Bot. Not. 124: 281. 1971.Scirpus cubensis Poeppig & Kunth 1837.CUBA
Oxycaryum paraguayense Oxycaryum paraguayense (Maury ex Micheli) Palla, Denkschr. Kaiserl. Akad. Wiss., Math.-Naturwiss. Kl. 79: 169. 1908.Anosporum paraguarense Maury ex Micheli 1889. 
Oxycaryum schomburgkianum Oxycaryum schomburgkianum Nees von Esenbeck, in Martius, Fl. Bras. 2(1): 90. 1842. GUYANA: Without data, Schomburgk 371 (holotype: W).
Scirpus ablepharus Scirpus ablepharus Grisebach, Cat. Pl. Cub. 240. 1866. CUBA
Scirpus cubensis var. gracilis Scirpus cubensis Poeppig & Kunth, var. gracilis (Boeckeler) Beetle, Rhodora 46: 146. 1944.Anosporum cubense (Poeppig & Kunth) Boeckeler, var. gracile Boeckeler 1870; Kyllinga scirpina Reichenbach 1861. 
Scirpus cubensis var. minor Scirpus cubensis Poeppig & Kunth, var. minor C. Wright, in Sauvalle, Anales Acad. Ci. Med. Habana 8: 82. 1871.Scirpus ablepharus Grisebach 1866. 
Scirpus cubensis var. paraguayensis Scirpus cubensis Poeppig & Kunth, var. paraguayensis (Maury ex Micheli) Barros, Anales Mus. Argent. Ci. Nat. "Bernardino Rivadavia" 38: 150. 1935.Anosporum paraguayense Maury ex Micheli 1889.  
Scirpus cubensis Scirpus cubensis Poeppig & Kunth, in Kunth, Enum. Pl. 2: 172. 1837. CUBA

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort; choose a county or herbaria to filter the specimen data.

Counties included on distribution map: Baldwin, Choctaw, Greene, Jackson, Marengo, Marshall, Mobile, Pickens, Sumter, Wilcox

Counties represented by specimen data listed below:

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: AUA, JSU, SAMF, TROY, UNA, USAM, UWAL

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 2004 - 2004

Barcode / Accession No. County Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
Image
UNA00063607 Choctaw 15 Aug 2002 Alfred Schotz
1882
UNA
Oxycaryum cubense (Poepp. & Kunth) Lye
UWAL0001065 Pickens 02 Nov 2004 Bryson, Charles T.
20462
UWAL
Cyperus blepharoleptos Steudel
SAMF0003016 Baldwin 03 Jun 2015 Davenport, L. J.
5835
SAMF
Oxycaryum cubense (Poeppig & Kunth) Lye
TROY000044949 Wilcox 21 Jul 2017 Alvin R. Diamond
27878
TROY
Oxycaryum cubense (Poeppig & Kunth) Lye
TROY000030121 Choctaw 11 May 2007 J. Jernigan
s.n.
TROY
Oxycaryum cubense (Poeppig & Kunth) Lye
UWAL0011730 Greene 27 Nov 2010 Keener, Brian R.
6290
UWAL
Cyperus blepharoleptos Steudel
UWAL0009245 Marengo 26 Aug 2011 Keener, Brian R.
6662
UWAL
Cyperus blepharoleptos Steudel
UWAL0003345 Baldwin 21 Jun 2005 Spaulding, Daniel D.
12289
UWAL
Cyperus blepharoleptos Steudel
UWAL0039423 Marshall 18 Sep 2018 Webb, David H.
8615
UWAL
Oxycaryum cubense (poeppug & Kunth) Lye
TROY000040926 Greene 27 Nov 2010 Brian R. Keener
6290
TROY
Oxycaryum cubense (Poeppig & Kunth) Lye
UNA00001486 Baldwin _-_-1878 Charles Mohr
s.n.
UNA
Oxycaryum cubense (Poepp. & Kunth) Lye
JSU112801 Baldwin 18 Jun 1999 D. D. Spaulding
10647
JSU
Oxycaryum cubense (Poeppig & Kunth) Lye
UNA00056449 Mobile 17 Oct 1908 Roland M. Harper
134
UNA
Oxycaryum cubense (Poepp. & Kunth) Lye
UWAL0039431 Jackson 15 Aug 2017 Webb, David H.
8440
UWAL
Oxycaryum cubense (poeppug & Kunth) Lye
UWAL0039866 Wilcox 21 Jul 2017 Diamond, Alvin R.
27878
UWAL
Oxycaryum cubense (Poeppig & Kunth) Lye
USAM000005268 Baldwin 19 Sep 1976 Michel G. Lelong
9502
USAM
Scirpus cubensis Poeppig & Kunth
UNA00066372 Baldwin 21 Jun 2005 D. D. Spaulding
12289
UNA
Oxycaryum cubense (Poepp. & Kunth) Lye
UWAL0038583 Sumter 17 Sep 2017 Keener, Brian R.
10453
UWAL
Cyperus blepharoleptos Steudel
AUA000025074 Choctaw 11 MAY 2007 JERNIGAN, J.
SN
AUA
OXYCARYUM CUBENSE (POEPP. & KUNTH) LYE
UNA00001491 Baldwin _ Oct 1878 W. McNeal
s.n.
UNA
Oxycaryum cubense (Poepp. & Kunth) Lye
UWAL0039421 Marshall 18 Sep 2018 Webb, David H.
8614
UWAL
Oxycaryum cubense (poeppug & Kunth) Lye
TROY000041719 Marengo 26 Aug 2011 Brian R. Keener
6662
TROY
Oxycaryum cubense (Poeppig & Kunth) Lye
SAMF0004572 Choctaw 11 May 2007 Jernigan, J.
s.n.
SAMF
Oxycaryum cubense (Poeppig & Kunth) Lye
TROY000043580 Mobile 16 Jul 2013 James R. Burkhalter
24204
TROY
Oxycaryum cubense (Poeppig & Kunth) Lye
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