Seeds of South Australia
Cyperus vaginatus (Cyperaceae)
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List of species for Cyperus
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Herbarium regions:
North Western, Gairdner-Torrens, Flinders Ranges, Eyre Peninsula, Northern Lofty, Murray, Southern Lofty, Kangaroo Island
NRM regions:
Adelaide and Mount Lofty Ranges, Alinytjara Wilurara, Eyre Peninsula, Kangaroo Island, Northern and Yorke, South Australian Arid Lands, South Australian Murray-Darling Basin
IBRA regions
Kangaroo Island (KAN01)Kanmantoo
 Vulnerable   (IUCN: VU D2)   [limited habitat; localised on north coast; tolerates some disturbance; found on roadsides on the edge of properties]
Fleurieu (KAN02) 
 Least Concern
Mount Lofty Ranges (FLB01)Flinders Lofty Block
 Least Concern
Broughton (FLB02) 
 Rare   (IUCN: RA b)   (Definite Decline)
Southern Flinders (FLB04) 
 Least Concern
Northern Flinders (FLB05) 
 Near Threatened   (Probable Decline)   [declining due to decline in rainfall]
Central Flinders (FLB06) 
 Near Threatened   (Probable Decline)   [declining due to decline in rainfall]
St Vincent (EYB02)Eyre Yorke Block
 Rare   (IUCN: RA ab)   (Probable Decline)
Murray Mallee (MDD02)Murray Darling Depression
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(ii))   [unusual]
Mann-Musgrave Block (CER01)Central Ranges
 Near Threatened
Everard Block (CER03) 
 Near Threatened
RSCA map:
Regional Species Conservation Assessments per IBRA subregion. Please click the thumbnail map.
AVH map:
Australian distribution map (external link)
SA Census:
Census of South Australian plants (external link)     [genus Cyperus]
Name derivation:
Cyperus from the Latin 'cyperosand derived from the Greek 'kypeiros', an ancient Greek name used by Homer and Theophrastus for several plants of this genus.