Genera within a family

Family: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
CYPERACEAE (G, La)
Sedge Family(Le)
kupeiron, kupeiros, = a marsh-plant. (a rush or sedge)
(LS, Le)
capos,= a garden, an orchard, pot plant; bolos, = a lump or mass of anything. (tufted growth form - resemblance to the genus OREOBOLUS.)
(LS, Le)
carex, = reed-grass, rush or sedge. (Latin name for sedge) (In some species the upper florescent spikes are without seeds because the spikes are male)
(ld, Le, Cl)
carphos, = any dry particle, a dry stalk or chip; dry twigs, straws, bits of wool, such as birds make their nests of; husks or chaff.
(LS)
chrysos, = gold; chrys-, chryso-, = golden-; thrix, = the hair both of man and beast; sheep’s wool.
(LS, BL)
cyathos, = a cup; a cupping-glass (ladle, cup) come, = the hair; the foliage, leaves of trees. coma, = the hair of the head. (tuft of hair)
(LS, BL, Ws)
CYPERUS (G, La)
Matjiesgoed (Le)
kupeiron, kupeiros, , = a marsh-plant. (a rush or sedge)
(LS, Le)
epi-, = upon, over, on top of, added to; schoinos, = a rush; a sharp, tough rush or reed, used as an arrow; also as a spit. (epi-, here meaning ‘akin to’ the rush genus SCHOENUS)
(BL, LS, Le)
For Heinrich David Auguste Ficinus (1782-1857).**
(Ch)
For Jørgen Fuiren (1581-1628).**
(Ch)
For Hellmuth Steudel, the son of of Ernest Gottlieb von Steudel (1783-1856).**
(Ch)
isos, = equal to, the same as, like; lepis, = a scale, husk, shell. (scale (of fish, snake), flake)
(LS, BL)
For Christian Gottfried Nees von Esenbeck (1776-1858).**
(Ch)
Anagram of the genus CYPERUS: inflorescences similar kupeiron, kupeiros, = a marsh-plant, used to feed horses. (a rush or sedge) (inflorescences similar)
(Le, LS)
schoinos, = a rush; plektos, = plaited, twisted, twined.
(LS)
schoinos, = a rush; xiphos, = sword. (swordlike rush)
(LS, BL, Le)
tetros, = four; -alis, -aris, = belonging or pertaining to, resembling, provided with. (the first described species of this genus had its floral parts in fours)
(LS, BL, Le)
mar, = marsh. Old name used by Pliny the Elder (A.D. 23-79) for a kind of rush.
(Le)
schoinos, = a rush.
(LS)