From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Cyperus javanicus
Cyperus javanicus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
Subclass: Commelinidae[1]
Order: Cyperales

Cyperales was a name for an order of flowering plants. As used in the Engler system (update, of 1964) and in the Wettstein system it consisted of only the single family. In the Cronquist system it is used for an order (placed in subclass Commelinidae) and circumscribed as (1981):

The APG system assigns the plants involved to the order Poales.


  1. ^ D.J. Mabberley. 2000. The Plant-Book, 2nd ed. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, 858 p. [H. Pfefferkorn/H. Pfefferkorn/H. Pfefferkorn]