Genus: Cyperus L.

 
Family: Cyperaceae
Subfamily: Cyperoideae
Tribe: Cypereae
Genus number: 3293
Last updated: 03-Mar-2010
Accession Count: 70 (17 active, 8 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

List of Species Records in GRIN

References for genus:

  • Bauters, K. et al. 2014. A new classification for Lipocarpha and Volkiella as infrageneric taxa of Cyperus s.l. (Cypereae, Cyperoideae, Cyperaceae): insights from species tree reconstruction supplemented with morphological and floral developmental data. (Phytotaxa) 166:1-32.
  • Huygh, W. et al. 2010. Nomenclature and typification of names of genera and subdivisions of genera in Cypereae (Cyperaceae): 1. Names of genera in the Cyperus clade. (Taxon) 59:1883-1890.
  • Larridon, I. et al. 2011. Taxonomic changes in C3 Cyperus (Cyperaceae) supported by molecular data, morphology, embryography, ontogeny and anatomy. Pl. Ecol. Evol. 144:327-356.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Larridon, I. et al. 2011. Nomenclature and typification of names of genera and subdivisions of genera in Cypereae (Cyperaceae): 2. Names of subdivisions of Cyperus. (Taxon) 60:868-884.
  • Muasya, A. M. et al. 2002. Phylogenetic relationships in Cyperus L. s.l. (Cyperaceae) inferred from plastid DNA sequence data. Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 138:145-153.
  • Reynders, M. et al. 2011. Nomenclature and typification of names of genera and subdivisions of genera in the Cypereae (Cyperaceae): 3. Names in segregate genera of Cyperus. (Taxon) 60:885-895.
  • Tucker, G. C. 1994. Revision of the Mexican species of Cyperus (Cyperaceae). Syst. Bot. Monogr. 43:1-213.
  • Tucker, G. C. 1983. The taxonomy of Cyperus (Cyperaceae) in Costa Rica and Panama. Syst. Bot. Monogr. 2:1-85.
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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomygenus.aspx?id=3293. Accessed 16 November 2018.