Genus: Scirpus L.

Family: Cyperaceae
Subfamily: Cyperoideae
Tribe: Scirpeae
Common names: bulrush
Genus number: 10951
Last updated: 31-Jul-2018
Accession Count: 55 (39 active, 27 available) in National Plant Germplasm System
Comments: conserved (nom. cons.) with a conserved type (Shenzhen ICN Art. 14.9 & App. III)

List of Species Records in GRIN


  1. Brummitt, R. K. 1993. Report of the Committee for Spermatophyta: 38. Taxon 42:691. Note: Committee for Spermatophyta recommends conservation proposal
  2. Wilson, K. L. 1989. (931) Proposal to conserve 468 Scirpus L. (Cyperaceae) with S. sylvaticus L. as type. Taxon 38:316-320. Note: conservation proposal

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: Accessed 24 May 2020.