Cyperus subg. Juncellus

(Grisebach) C. B. Clarke
J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 21: 33. 1884.
Basionym: Cyperus sect. Juncellus Grisebach Fl. Brit. W. I., 562. 1864
Synonyms: Undefined subg. Acorellus Palla Undefined subg. Juncellus (Grisebach) C. B. Clarke
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 23. Treatment on page 163. Mentioned on page 141, 164.

Culms and leaves with Kranz (chlorocyperoid) anatomy. Inflorescences: spikes; rachilla persistent, wingless. Spikelets borne in spikes; floral scales deciduous, rounded. Flowers: stamens 2–3, usually 3 in C. laevigatus; pistils 2; stigmas 2(–3 in C. serotinus). Achenes biconvex, dorsiventrally flattened, face borne toward rachilla.


Pantropical and warm-temperate regions.


Species 6 (2 in the flora).

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