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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Poaceae
Genus: Cyathopus
Species: C. sikkimensis
Binomial name
Cyathopus sikkimensis

Cyathopus is a genus of Himalayan plants in the grass family.[1][2] The only known species is Cyathopus sikkimensis, native to the mountains of Bhutan, Yunnan, Sikkim, Nepal, Uttarakhand, and nearby regions.[3][4][5][6]


  1. ^ Stapf, Otto. 1895. Hooker's Icones Plantarum 24: plate 2395 + subsequent text page line drawing of Cyathopus sikkimensis, descriptions in Latin, commentary and figure captions in English
  2. ^ Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  3. ^ Flora of China Vol. 22 Page 364 锡金杯禾 xi jin bei he Cyathopus sikkimensis Stapf, Hooker’s Icon. Pl. 24: t. 2395. 1895.
  4. ^ Bor, N. L. 1960. Grass. Burma, Ceylon, India & Pakistan i–767. Pergamon Press, Oxford.
  5. ^ Kandwal, M.K. & Gupta, B.K. (2009). An update on grass flora of Uttarakhand. Indian Journal of Forestry 32: 657-668
  6. ^ Noltie, H.J. (2000). Flora of Bhutan 3(2): 457-883. Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh