Rhynchospora oligantha

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Rhynchospora oligantha


Taxonavigation: Poales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Cladus: Commelinids
Ordo: Poales

Familia: Cyperaceae
Subfamilia: Cyperoideae
Tribus: Rhynchosporeae
Genus: Rhynchospora
Species: Rhynchospora oligantha


Rhynchospora oligantha Gray, A., Ann. Lyceum Nat. Hist. New York 3: 212 (1835).


  • Homotypic
    • Rhynchospora oligantha var. typica Gale, Rhodora 46: 129 (1944), not validly publ.
  • Heterotypic
    • Rhynchospora triflora M.A.Curtis, Boston J. Nat. Hist. 1: 140 (1837), nom. illeg.
    • Kleistrocalyx junciformis Steud., Flora 33: 229 (1850).
    • Calyptrolepis junciformis (Steud.) Steud., Syn. Pl. Glumac. 2: 151 (1855).
    • Cleistocalyx junciformis (Steud.) Steud., Syn. Pl. Glumac. 2: 151 (1855).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Southeastern USA
      • Alabama; Belize; Delaware; District of Columbia; Florida; Georgia; Louisiana; Mississippi; New Jersey; North Carolina; South Carolina; Texas; Virginia
  • Continental: Southern America
    • Regional: Central America
      • Nicaragua

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


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Vernacular names[edit]

English: featherbristle beaksedge

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