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Taxon: Juncus balticus Willd. subsp. andicola (Hook.) Snogerup

Genus: Juncus
Family: Juncaceae
Nomen number: 453193
Place of publication: S. Snogerup et al., Preslia 74:258. 2002
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 25-May-2007 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use), synonyms and invalid designations:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym, I invalid designation)

Common names:

  • totorilla  (Source: Econ Bot) - Spanish

Economic Importance:

  • Materials: cane (as J. arcticus var. andicola)

Distributional Range:


    Northern America
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [México, Morelos, Puebla]

    Southern America
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Guatemala [Huehuetenango]
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, [La Paz, Potosí] Colombia, [Nariño] Ecuador, [Carchi, Chimborazo, Napo, Pichincha, Tungurahua, Zamora Chinchipe] Peru [Ancash, Arequipa, Cajamarca, Cusco, Huánuco, Junín, La Libertad, Puno, San Martín]
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, [Mendoza, Buenos Aires, Catamarca, Jujuy, La Rioja, Neuquén, Río Negro, Salta, San Juan, San Luis, Santa Fe] Chile


  1. Kirschner, J. 2002. Juncaceae 3: Juncus subg. Agathryon. Species Plantarum: Flora of the World. 8:74-75.

Check other web resources for Juncus balticus Willd. subsp. andicola (Hook.) Snogerup :

  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=453193. Accessed 4 July 2020.