Definition of Cyperus esculentus
1. Noun. European sedge having small edible nutlike tubers.
Generic synonyms: Sedge
Group relationships: Cyperus, Genus Cyperus
Cyperus Esculentus Pictures
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cyperus Esculentus
Literary usage of Cyperus esculentus
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1. Annual Record of Science and Industry for 1871-78 by Spencer Fullerton Baird (1878)
"Some members of the Central Horticultural Society of France are engaged on some cultural and applicatory experiments with cyperus esculentus — a sedge ..."
2. The plants of the Bible, trees and shrubs by John Hutton Balfour (1885)
"Hence the cyperus esculentus—so called from its esculent qualities—has been conjectured to be the flag of the Bible. It belongs to the natural order ..."
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