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Genus: Carex L.

Family: Cyperaceae subfamily Cyperoideae tribe Cariceae
Genus number: 2083
Last updated: 03-Mar-2010

List of Species Records in GRIN.


References for genus:

  • Barrie, F. R. 2006. Report of the General Committee: 9. Taxon 55:796. [conservation deemed unnecessary].
  • Brummitt, R. K. 1995. Report of the Committee for Spermatophyta: 43. Taxon 44:611–612. [conservation proposal recommended].
  • Dunlop, D. A. & G. E. Crow. 1999. The taxonomy of Carex section Scirpinae (Cyperaceae). Rhodora 101:163–199.
  • Hendrichs, M. et al. 2004. Carex, subgenus Carex (Cyperaceae) - A phylogenetic approach using ITS sequences. Pl. Syst. Evol. 246:89–107.
  • Hendrichs, M. et al. 2004. Phylogenetic relationships in Carex, subgenus Vignea (Cyperaceae), based on ITS sequences. Pl. Syst. Evol. 246:109–125.
  • Jarvis, C. E. 1991. Seventy-two proposals for the conservation of types of selected Linnaean generic names, the report of Subcommittee 3C on the lectotypification of Linnaean generic names. Taxon 41:552–583. [subcommittee on Linnaean generic names proposal for conservation].
  • Jones, T. M., ed. Carex interactive identification key (on-line resource). (Carex Key)
  • Nicolson, D. H. 1999. Report of the General Committee: 8. Taxon 48:373–374. [action on Linnaean generic names deferred].
  • Roalson, E. H. et al. 2001. Phylogenetic relationships in Cariceae (Cyperaceae) based on ITS (nrDNA) and trnT-L-F (cpDNA) region sequences: Assessment of subgeneric and sectional relationships in Carex with emphasis on section Acrocystis. Syst. Bot. 26:318–341.
  • Starr, J. R. et al. 2004. Phylogeny of the unispicate taxa in Cyperaceae tribe Cariceae I: Generic relationships and evolutionary scenarios. Syst. Bot. 29:528–544.
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Synonyms (=), probable synonyms (=~), and possible synonyms (~) for genus:


Check other nomenclature databases for Carex:

  • ING: Index Nominum Genericorum
  • NCU-3e: Names in Current Use for Extant Plant Genera

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Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
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URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/genus.pl?2083 (22 October 2014)

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