Carex

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Contains 74 accepted taxa overall.

Family:CYPERACEAE
Common Name:SEDGE
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Classification

Division
Class
Sub Class
Order POALES
FamilyCYPERACEAE
Genus Carex

Citation

Citation CAREX Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 972. 1753, nom. cons.
Basionym: **
Type: TYPE: Carex hirta Linnaeus, typ. cons.

** Not applicable or data not available.

Species

Scientific NameCommon NameHerbarium SpecimensPhotos
Carex abscondita THICKET SEDGE
Carex alata BROADWING SEDGE
Carex albicans var. australis WHITETINGE SEDGE
Carex albolutescens GREENWHITE SEDGE
Carex atlantica ATLANTIC SEDGE
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Genus Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Agistron Agistron Rafinesque, Good Book 28. 1840. TYPE: Non designatus.
Anthista Anthista Rafinesque, Good Book 26. 1840. TYPE: Non designatus.
Bitteria Bitteria Boerner, Bot.-Syst. Not. 269. 1912; Abh. Naturwiss. Vereine Bremen 21: 269. 1913. TYPE: Bitteria digitata (Linnaeus) Boerner (Carex digitata Linnaeus)
Callistachys Callistachys Heuffel, Flora 27: 528. 1844, non Ventenat 1805 TYPE: Callistachys pyrenaica (Wahlenberg) Heuffel (Carex pyrenaica Wahlenberg)
Chionanthula Chionanthula Boerner, Bot.-Syst. Not. 275. 1912; Abh. Naturwiss. Vereine Bremen 21: 275. 1913. TYPE: Chionanthula baldensis (Linnaeus) Boerner (Carex baldensis Linnaeus)
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