Schoenus arenicola

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Taxonavigation: Poales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Cyperaceae
Subfamilia: Cyperoideae
Tribus: Schoeneae
Genus: Schoenus
Species: Schoenus arenicola


Schoenus arenicola T.L.Elliott & Muasya S. African J. Bot. 112: 359 (2017)

Typus: South Africa, Western Cape Province, 3419 (Caledon): 'in collibus pone Rhenosterkopp', (–DD), 28 Apr 1897, Schlechter 10,570. (Lectotypus: PRE, designated by Elliott & Muasya in S. African J. Bot. 114: 308 (2018). Isolectotypus: BM, GRA, K, S, P, WAG).


  • Heterotypic
    • Tetraria brachyphylla Levyns, J. S. African Bot. 13: 90 (1947).
    • Tetraria sylvatica var. pseudocuspidata Kük., Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni. Veg. 29: 188 (1931).
    • non Schoenus brachyphyllus J.M.Black, (1929).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Africa
    • Regional: Southern Africa
      • Cape Provinces (Western Cape).

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


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Vernacular names[edit]

English: Sandy Veldrush
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