Synonyms: Undefined subg. Chlorocyperus (Vahl) C. B. Clarke Cyperus subg. Mariscus Willdenow Undefined subg. Papyrus
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 23. Treatment on page 164. Mentioned on page 141.

Culms and leaves with Kranz (chlorocyperoid) anatomy. Inflorescences: spikes loose to dense, ovoid to cylindric; rachilla falling early or persistent, wingless or winged. Spikelets: if rachilla articulate at base, spikelets borne in spikes on conspicuous rachis, falling as achenes mature, if rachilla continuous at base, persistent after achenes mature; floral scales persistent or deciduous; stamens 3 (1, less frequently 2 in C. squarrosus and C. granitophilus). Flowers: stigmas 3. Achenes trigonous, sometimes dorsiventrally flattened.


Temperate and tropical regions.


Species ca. 350–400 (59 in the flora).

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Gordon C. Tucker* +, Brian G. Marcks* +  and J. Richard Carter * +
Linnaeus +
Temperate and tropical regions. +
Sp. Pl. +  and Gen. Pl. ed. +
1753 +  and 1754 +
carter1997a +
Undefined subg. Chlorocyperus +, Cyperus subg. Mariscus +  and Undefined subg. Papyrus +
Cyperus subg. Cyperus +
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