species: Cyperus sp 2 in Lizard Island area: all known taxa (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Cyperus sp 2

©Anne Hoggett: Cyperus sp 2 at Lizard Island Research Station.
Kingdom Plantae
Division Tracheophyta
Class Magnoliopsida
Order Poales
Family Cyperaceae
Genus Cyperus
Species Cyperus sp 2



Distinguishing features

Numerous species of Cyperus have been recorded from Lizard Island. This is common around the Research Station during the wet season, growing quickly to more than 60 cm tall.


  • Up to 90 cm (height)



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