family Cyperaceae


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Related to family Cyperaceae: sedge, sedge family
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Noun1.family Cyperaceae - bulrushfamily Cyperaceae - 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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Angustifolium, also known as "Common Cottongrass" is a species of flowering plant in the Sedge family Cyperaceae. E.
Golden Sedge (Carex lutea) On January 23, we listed the golden sedge, a perennial in the family Cyperaceae, as an endangered species.
The capacity for non-mycorrhizal amino acid uptake was studied in 13 species of the family Cyperaceae to discern whether this trait is widespread within a group of plants previously shown to exhibit the trait.