Genus: Kyllinga Rottb.

Usually considered a synonym of: Cyperus L.

 
Family: Cyperaceae
Subfamily: Cyperoideae
Tribe: Cypereae
Genus number: 15066
Last updated: 31-Jul-2018
Accession Count: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System
Comments: conserved (nom. cons., Shenzhen ICN Art. 14 & App. III) over the earlier parahomonym (Shenzhen ICN Art. 53.2) Killinga Adans., nom. rej.

List of Species Records in GRIN

References:

  1. Getliffe, F. M. 1983. Studies in Cyperaceae in Southern Africa 10. The Genus Kyllinga. J. S. African Bot. 49:261-304. Note: accepts
  2. Goetghebeur, P. 1989. Studies in Cyperaceae 9. Problems in the lectotypification and infrageneric taxonomy of Cyperus. Bull. Soc. Roy. Bot. Belgique 122:105. Note: accepts
  3. Greuter, W. et al., eds. 2000. International code of botanical nomenclature (Saint Louis Code) Art. 20.4, Ex. 9
  4. Larridon, I. et al. 2013. Towards a new classification of the giant paraphyletic genus Cyperus (Cyperaceae): phylogenetic relationships and generic delimitation in C4 Cyperus. Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 172:106-126. Note: nested in Cyperus L.
  5. Larridon, I. et al. 2014. Taxonomic changes in C4 Cyperus (Cypereae, Cyperoideae, Cyperaceae): combining the sedge genera Ascolepis, Kyllinga and Pycreus into Cyperus s.l.. Phytotaxa 166:33-48. Note: = Cyperus L.

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomygenus.aspx?id=15066. Accessed 23 August 2019.