Genus: Fimbristylis Vahl

Family: Cyperaceae
Subfamily: Cyperoideae
Tribe: Abildgaardieae
Genus number: 4676
Last updated: 31-Jul-2018
Accession Count: 4 (3 active, 2 available) in National Plant Germplasm System
Comments: conserved (nom. cons.) against the heterotypic synonym (Shenzhen ICN Art. 14.4 & App. III) Iria (Rich. ex Pers.) R. Hedw., nom. rej.

List of Species Records in GRIN


  1. Guaglianone, E. R. 1970. Un nuevo caráracter, útil en la distinción genérica entre Fimbristylis Vahl y Bulbostylis Kunth (Cyperaceae). Darwiniana 16:40-48.
  2. 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. DOI: 10.1007/s00606-009-0217-1

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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 September 2019.