Cyperaceae is a plant family commonly known as the sedges, which is comprised of approximately 5500 species. Stems are unjointed and typically triangular in cross section, with solid pith throughout. Leaves are three-ranked or tristichous. Fruits are in the form of an achene or nut. Species most commonly occur in wetlands, although some are found in upland locations, and in some cases are obtrus...See more in the Encyclopedia of Life...
- Taxonomic Completion
13.64%15 of 110 accepted Genera.
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- Botanical Reference
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