Cyperus

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Contains 66 accepted taxa overall.

Family:CYPERACEAE
Common Name:FLATSEDGE
Genus Notes:Cyperus has recently been expanded to include Kyllinga, Lipocarpha, and Oxycaryum (Larridon et al. 2011; Larridon et al. 2013; Bauters et al. 2014).
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Classification

Division
Class
Sub Class
Order POALES
FamilyCYPERACEAE
Genus Cyperus

Citation

Citation CYPERUS Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 44. 1753.
Basionym: **
Type: TYPE: Cyperus esculentus Linnaeus 1753. Lectotypified by Britton, Bull. Dept. Agric. Jamaica 5(suppl. 1): 6. 1907.

** Not applicable or data not available.

Species

Scientific NameCommon NameHerbarium SpecimensPhotos
Cyperus aggregatus INFLATEDSCALE FLATSEDGE
Cyperus alopecuroides FOXTAIL FLATSEDGE
Cyperus aristulatus AWNED HALFCHAFF SEDGE
Cyperus articulatus JOINTED FLATSEDGE
Cyperus bipartitus SLENDER FLATSEDGE
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Genus Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Acorellus Acorellus Palla, in W. D. J. Koch, Syn. Deut. Schweiz. Fl., ed. 3. 2557. 1905. TYPE: Acorellus laevigatus (Linnaeus) Palla 1905. (Cyperus laevigatus Linnaeus 1771.) Lectotypified by Goetghebeur, Bull. Soc. Roy. Bot. Belgique 122: 111. 1989.
Anosporum Anosporum Nees von Esenbeck, Linnaea 9: 287. 1834. TYPE: Anosporum monocephalum (Roxburgh) Nees von Esenbeck (Cyperus monocephalus Roxburgh)
Ascopholis Ascopholis C. E. C. Fischer, Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1931: 104. 1931. TYPE: Ascopholis gamblei C. E. C. Fischer 1931.
Atomostylis Atomostylis Steudel, Syn. Pl. Glumac. 2: 315. 1855. TYPE: Atomostylis cyperiformis Steudel Lectotypified by Goetghebeur, Bull. Soc. Roy. Bot. Belgique 122: 108. 1989.
Borabora Borabora Steudel, Syn. Pl. Glumac. 2: 71. 1854. TYPE: Borabora cyperoidea Steudel
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