Cyperus castaneus var. brevimucronatus Kük.
Pflanzenr. 101:264 (1935)

Conservation Code: Not threatened
Naturalised Status: Native to Western Australia
Name Status: Current

Brief Description
Helen Coleman, Monday 14 December 1998

Tufted perennial, grass-like or herb (sedge), 0.3-0.7(-1) m high, differs from the typical variety by smaller glumes with a shorter mucro and smaller nuts. Fl. yellow-brown, Mar to Aug. Sand. Stony beds of seasonal streams.


Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province, Northern Province.

IBRA Regions: Dampierland, Great Sandy Desert, Northern Kimberley, Ord Victoria Plain, Pilbara, Victoria Bonaparte.

IBRA Subregions: Chichester, Fitzroy Trough, McLarty, Mitchell, Roebourne, South Kimberley Interzone, Victoria Bonaparte P1.

IMCRA Regions: Kimberley.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Derby-West Kimberley, East Pilbara, Halls Creek, Port Hedland, Wyndham-East Kimberley.