Cyperaceae


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Related to Cyperaceae: Juncaceae, Typhaceae, Restionaceae
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Noun1.Cyperaceae - bulrushCyperaceae - bulrush; chufa; cotton grass; papyrus; umbrella plant
liliopsid family, monocot family - family of flowering plants having a single cotyledon (embryonic leaf) in the seed
Graminales, order Graminales - grasses; sedges; rushes
sedge - grasslike or rushlike plant growing in wet places having solid stems, narrow grasslike leaves and spikelets of inconspicuous flowers
Cyperus, genus Cyperus - type genus of Cyperaceae; grasslike rhizomatous herbs; cosmopolitan except very cold regions
Carex, genus Carex - large genus of plants found in damp woodlands and bogs and ditches or at water margins: sedges
genus Scirpus, Scirpus - rhizomatous perennial grasslike herbs
Eleocharis, genus Eleocharis - sedges having dense spikes of flowers and leaves reduced to basal sheaths
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Abstract Despite recent advances in molecular phylogenetic studies, deep evolutionary relationships in Cyperaceae are still not entirely resolved.
Paddy field weed, Schoenoplectus articulatus (Linn.) Palla (Cyperaceae): a new host of tarsonemid mite, Steneotarsonemus spinki Smileyand and panicle thrips, Haplothrips ganglbaureri Schmutz.
Six species of weeds--distributed in three botanic families-were identified by Study 1 since they infested the culture of irrigated rice: red rice (Oryza sativa L.) and buffalo grass (Panicum maximum Jacq.) (Poaceae family); small-flowered nutsedge (Cyperus difformis L.) and yellow nutsedge (Cyperus esculentus L.) (Cyperaceae family); and Guyanese arrowhead (Sagittaria guyanensis Kunth) and California arrowhead (Sagittaria montevidensis Cham & Schlecht) (Alismataceae family) (Table 2).
Angustifolium, also known as "Common Cottongrass" is a species of flowering plant in the Sedge family Cyperaceae. E.
Smith presents an identification key to sedges--the very diverse and ecologically important Cyperaceae family of plants--and rushes--the smaller and closely related family Juncaceae--that grow in Minnesota.
nicaraguensis, present in the complex of weeds of the Asteraceae family (Ecliptaprostrata L.), Cyperaceae (Cyperus rotundus L.), Cyperaceae (Fimbristylis littoralis L.), Poaceae (Echinochloa colona Link), in the rice production areas, in Panama.
Asteraceae Pseudelephantopus spiralis Bignoniaceae Indeterminada X Caricaceae Carica papaya Clusiaceae Clusia minor X Clusiaceae Clusia palmicida X Commelinaceae Dichorisandra hexandra Commelinaceae Commelina obliqua Convolvulaceae Indeterminada Costaceae Costus chartaceus Cyperaceae Cyperus sp.
Durante el periodo de estudio fueron reportadas un total de 41 especies de plantas vasculares, de las cuales 18 son monocotiledoneas, 22 son eudicotiledoneas y un pteridofito; las familias mas abundantes fueron Poaceae (7 especies) y Cyperaceae (5 especies) (Tabla 1).
Family FIV Acanthaceae 11.35 Amaryllidaceae 0.22 Apiaceae 23.58 Asclepiadaceae 0.22 Asphodelaceae 0.44 Bignoniaceae 0.87 Clusiaceae 0.44 Combretaceae 0.44 Crassulaceae 0.22 Cyperaceae 0.44 Euphorbiaceae 1.31 Fabaceae 3.49 Lamiaceae 0.44 Lauraceae 0.65 Loganiaceae 0.44 Malvaceae 0.87 Meliaceae 0.44 Menispermaceae 13.53 Molluginaceae 0.22 Moringaceae 0.87 Piperaceae 1.31 Poaceae 0.44 Rutaceae 13.32 Sapindaceae 0.22 Sapotaceae 0.87 Solanaceae 10.92 Verbenaceae 3.49 Zingiberaceae 12.23 Table 3: Medicinal plant species used in Gampaha District to treat inflammatory conditions.
azarae trap Habitat success rate (no.) * Males, % Riparian forest 0.014 (23) 70 Celtis tala forest 0.004 (8) 63 Lowland grassland with 0.006 (22) 59 Cyperaceae Highland grassland with 0.013 (44) 61 Ligustrum spp.
Austin [Cotton Morning-glory] Cyperaceae Carex tetrastachya Scheele B N 5451 [Four-angle Caric Sedge] Cyperus acuminatus Torr.