Four species of the genus Cyperus are described, illustrated, and compared to their nearest relatives. These are: C. matudae and C. breedlovei (Subgenus Protocyperus) from the Pacific slope of Chiapas, Mexico; and C. wilburii and C. svensonii (Subgenus Cyperus) from the lowlands of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, and from the uplands of Chiapas, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua, respectively.
Tucker, Gordon C., "New Mesoamerican species of Cyperus (Cyperaceae)" (1986). Faculty Research & Creative Activity. Paper 174.