Genus: Oxychloe Phil.

Family: Juncaceae
Genus number: 8690
Last updated: 25-Feb-2011
Accession Count: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System
Comments: has molecular affinities with Cyperaceae, not Juncaceae

List of Species Records in GRIN


  1. Kristiansen, K. et al. 2005. DNA taxonomy - the riddle of Oxychloe (Juncaceae). Syst. Bot. 30:284-289. Note: linkage to Cyperaceae based on erroneous DNA sequences
  2. Plunkett, G. M. et al. 1995. Phylogenetic relationships between Juncaceae and Cyperaceae: insights from rbcL sequence data. Amer. J. Bot. 82:520-525. Note: displays molecular affinities to Cyperaceae, not Juncaceae

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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 18 July 2019.