Skip to main navigation menu Skip to main content Skip to site footer

Three Species of Sedges (Cyperaceae) New to Bihar, India


Three species of Cyperaceae, Fimbristylis alboviridis C.B. Clarke, Kyllinga bulbosa P. Beauv. and Lipocarpha squarrosa (L.) Goetgh., are reported for the first time from Bihar, India based on the collections from Aurangabad and Nawada districts. The present paper provides a brief description, phenology and a photoplate of these species for easy identification.


Fimbristylis, Kyllinga, Lipocarpha, Bihar, Cyperaceae, New Record.



Download data is not yet available.


  1. CLARKE, C. B. 1893–1894. Cyperaceae. In: Hooker, J.D. (ed.) The Flora of British India. Vol. 6. L. Reeve, London. pp. 586–748.
  2. CLARKE, C. B. 1909. Illustrations of Cyperaceae. Williams & Norgate, London,
  3. HAINES, H. H. 1924. Cyperaceae. In: The Botany of Bihar and Orissa. Adlard, London. pp. 888–937.
  4. MOONEY, H. F. 1950. Supplement to the Botany of Bihar and Orissa. Catholic Press, Ranchi.
  5. SHARMA, T. K. and A. K. SARKAR, 2002. Cyperaceae. In: N.P. Singh & P.S.N. Rao (eds.). Flora of Palamau District, Jharkhand. Botanical Survey of India, Kolkata.
  6. SINGH, N. P., V. MUDGAL, K. K. KHANNA, S. C. SRIVASTAVA, A. K. SAHOO, S. BANDYOPADHYAY, N. AZIZ, M. DAS, R. P. BHATTACHARYA and P.K. HAJRA. 2001. Flora of Bihar Analysis. Botanical Survey of India, Kolkata. pp. 559–587.

Most read articles by the same author(s)

1 2 > >>