Genus: Schoenoplectus (Rchb.) Palla

Family: Cyperaceae
Subfamily: Cyperoideae
Tribe: Fuireneae
Common names: bulrush
Genus number: 10906
Last updated: 31-Jul-2018
Accession Count: 86 (68 active, 21 available) in National Plant Germplasm System
Comments: conserved (nom. cons.) against the heterotypic synonyms (Shenzhen ICN Art. 14.4 & App. III) Heleophylax P. Beauv. ex T. Lestib., nom. rej. & Elytrospermum C. A. Mey., nom. rej.

List of Species Records in GRIN

References for genus:

  • Raynal, J. 1976. Notes cyperologiques: 25. Le genre Schoenoplectus: 1. Sur quelques especes sud-africaines. (Adansonia) 15:537-542
  • Smith, S. G. 1995. New combinations in North American Schoenoplectus, Bolboschoenus, Isolepis, and Trichophorum (Cyperaceae). (Novon) 5:97-102.
  • Wilson, K. L. 1981. A synopsis of the genus Scirpus (Cyperaceae) in Australia. (Telopea) 2:157.
  • KBD: Kew Bibliographic Databases of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
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Synonyms (=), probable synonyms (=~), and possible synonyms (~):


Check Index Nominum Genericorum for Schoenoplectus
Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: Accessed 24 April 2019.