eMonocot Cyperaceae

an authoritative resource for Cyperaceae data worldwide, integrating global and regional perspectives

Welcome to Sedges of the World, the Cyperaceae community resource

This website is a collaborative Virtual Research Environment built by and for Cyperaceae taxonomists, floristicians, ecologists, and botanists of all stripes. It was commenced in September 2011, with funding from BioSynC (the synthesis arm of Encyclopedia of Life) and in collaboration with eMonocot and ViBRANT / Scratchpads. The site is a portal to authoritative Cyperaceae data and a resource for collaboration among the Cyperaceae-interested.

For more information or to get involved, please contact us. For information about funding and projects, see the "About Us" section of this site.

Scratchpads developed and conceived by (alphabetical): Ed Baker, Katherine Bouton Alice Heaton Dimitris Koureas, Laurence Livermore, Dave Roberts, Simon Rycroft, Ben Scott, Vince Smith