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Taxonomy ID: 4610 (for references in articles please use NCBI:txid4610)
Scientific name: Cyperus L., 1753
Inherited blast name: monocots
Rank: genus
Genetic code: Translation table 1 (Standard)
Mitochondrial genetic code: Translation table 1 (Standard)
Plastid genetic code: Translation table 11 (Bacterial, Archaeal and Plant Plastid)
Lineage( full )
cellular organisms; Eukaryota; Viridiplantae; Streptophyta; Streptophytina; Embryophyta; Tracheophyta; Euphyllophyta; Spermatophyta; Magnoliophyta; Mesangiospermae; Liliopsida; Petrosaviidae; commelinids; Poales; Cyperaceae; Cyperoideae; Cypereae
   Entrez records   
Database name Subtree links Direct links
Nucleotide 2,700 -
Protein 861 -
Popset 147 144
GEO Datasets 10 -
PubMed Central 849 824
SRA Experiments 15 -
Identical Protein Groups 623 -
Bio Project 9 -
Bio Sample 14 -
PubChem BioAssay 127 12
Taxonomy 324 1

Comments and References:

Nota BeneAfrican Plants Database (Aug 19, 2011)
Name accessed on 19 August 2011 in: African Flowering Plants Database (version 3.1). Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de la Villle de Geneve and South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria, retrieved from

Nota BeneFNA - Cyperus
Tucker GC, Marcks BG and Carter JR. 2003. Cyperus Linnaeus. In Flora of North America Editorial Committee (Eds.) Flora of North America North of Mexico, Vol. 23: Magnoliophyta: Commelinidae (in part): Cyperaceae. New York and Oxford. On-line version.

Nota BeneFlora of China - Cyperaceae
Lun-Kai Dai, Prof. Song-Yun Liang, Shuren Zhang, Yancheng Tang, Tetsuo Koyama, Gordon C. Tucker, David A. Simpson, Henry J. Noltie, Mark T. Strong, Jeremy J. Bruhl, Karen L. Wilson & A. Muthama Muasya. Cyperaceae. In Wu, Z. Y., P. H. Raven & D. Y. Hong, eds. 2010. Flora of China. Vol. 23 (Acoraceae through Cyperaceae). Science Press, Beijing, and Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

Nota BeneLarridon I et al. 2013
Larridon I, Bauters K, Reynders M, Huygh W, Muasya AM, Simpson DA & Goetghebeur P. 2013. Towards a new classification of the giant paraphyletic genus Cyperus (Cyperaceae): phylogenetic relationships and generic delimitation in C4 Cyperus. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 172 (1): 106-126. DOI:

Huygh W et al. 2010
Huygh W, Larridon I, Reynders M, Musaya AM, Govaerts RHA, Simpson DA & Goetghebeur P. 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(6): 1883-1890.

Goetghebeur P 1998
Goetghebeur P. 1998. Cyperaceae. In: Kadereit JW, Jeffrey C (Eds.), Families and Genera of Vascular Plants, vol. VIII, Flowering Plants, Eudicots, Asterales. Springer-Verlag, Berlin, pp. 141-189.

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