Genus: Luzula DC.

Family: Juncaceae
Common names: wood-rush
Genus number: 7042
Last updated: 31-Jul-2018
Accession Count: 34 (14 active, 11 available) in National Plant Germplasm System
Comments: conserved (nom. cons.) against the homotypic synonym (Shenzhen ICN Art. 14.4 & App. III) Juncoides Ség., nom. rej.

List of Species Records in GRIN


  1. Drabkova, L. et al. 2003. Phylogeny of the Juncaceae based on rbcL sequences, with special emphasis on Luzula DC. and Juncus L.. Pl. Syst. Evol. 240:133-147. Note: monophyletic
  2. Drabkova, L. et al. 2004. TrnL-trnF intergenic spacer and trnL intron define major clades within Luzula and Juncus (Juncaceae): Importance of structural mutations. J. Molec. Evol. 59:1-10.

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Synonyms (=), probable synonyms (=~), and possible synonyms (~):


  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Check Index Nominum Genericorum for Luzula
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 11 July 2020.