A study of family Cyperaceae from JP. Nagar (Amroha) district of Uttar Pradesh
Shiv Pratap Singh, Beena Kumari
The paper gives an account of sedges of the J. P. Nagar (Amroha) district. A total of 18 species under 7 genera were collected and identified during the year 2016 for the first time. Genus Cyperus found dominant having 8 species followed by Scirpus (3 species), Eleocharis and Fimbristylis (2 species) while Bulbostylis, Carex and Pycreus have 1 species each. Species were distributed widely in marshy places, rice fields, pond and in wetlands. The species are used economically as animal food, medicinal; while some as environmental and others are invasive.