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Family Cyperaceae Jussieu 1789 (sedge)

Monocotyledoneae - Commelinidae - Commelinidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 53543

Parent taxon: Cyperales according to D.J. Mabberley 2000

Sister taxon: Gramineae

Subtaxa: Cladium, Cyperacites, Cyperocarpus, Cyperus, Eleocharis, Gahnia, Liaoxia, Machaerina, Volkeria

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Ecology: "photoautotroph"