Although generic diversity is greatest in the tropics, its largest genus Carex
The genus Carex
of the high plains, prairie plains, and associated woodlands in Kansas, Nebraska, South and North Dakota.
Manual of the genus Carex
in Mexico and Central America.
The sedges were all in the genus Carex
, and included the prairie species C.
The sedge family, Cyperaceae, is well-known to be diverse in Illinois, particularly within the genus Carex
. The number of known Illinois species has increased over the years as botanists have continued to study and sample the flora.
Three new records of the genus Carex
(Cyperaceae) from Peru and additions to the Andean flora of the Huanuco department
Due to Mackenzie's recognition of this species and his sagacity with the genus Carex
, his name for the new species is retained here and the NY specimen has been selected as holotype.
tsagajanica (Krassilov, 1976) as the oldest reliable record (Cretaceous-Paleocene boundary) for the genus Carex
. Conversely, Mai and Walther (1988) stated that the oldest reliable Carex record is C.
Gordon Tucker for his help in species identification, particularly members of the genus Carex
Only 13 grass species, 22 sedge species, 19 from the genus Carex
, and one Juncus species were reported.
Our research shows that there is an abundant fossil record potentially assignable to species of genus Carex
of which most neobotanist were not aware of.
The second symposium, "Evolution in the genus Carex
and tribe Cariceae: New ideas from new phylogenies," organized by Matthias Hendrichs, Julian R.