Genus: Bulbostylis Kunth

Possible synonym of: Abildgaardia Vahl

Family: Cyperaceae
Subfamily: Cyperoideae
Tribe: Abildgaardieae
Genus number: 1787
Last updated: 31-Jul-2018
Accession Count: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System
Comments: conserved (nom. cons., Shenzhen ICN Art. 14.10 & App. III) over the earlier homonym (Shenzhen ICN Art. 53) Bulbostylis Steven, nom. rej.\; also conserved against Stenophyllus Raf., nom. rej.

List of Species Records in GRIN

References for genus:

  • Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon.. (F Ceylon)
  • Goetghebeur, P. & J. Coudijzer 1985. Studies in Cyperaceae 5. The genus Bulbostylis in Central Africa. Bull. Jard. Bot. Natl. Belg. 55:207-259.
  • Guaglianone, E. R. 1970. Un nuevo caráracter, útil en la distinción genérica entre Fimbristylis Vahl y Bulbostylis Kunth (Cyperaceae). (Darwiniana) 16:40-48.
  • Haines, R. W. & K. A. Lye = Abildgaardia Vahl. (Sedge EAfr)
  • Jessop, J. P. & H. R. Toelken, eds. Flora of South Australia, ed. 4.. (F SAust)
  • Reutemann, A. G. et al. 2009. Structure of the inflorescences of selected South American species of Abildgaardia Vahl, Bulbostylis Kunth, and Fimbristylis Vahl (Abildgaardieae-Cyperoideae-Cyperaceae). Pl. Syst. Evol. 283:93-110.
  • KBD: Kew Bibliographic Databases of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
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Check Index Nominum Genericorum for Bulbostylis
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 21 April 2019.