Schoenus compactus

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Schoenus compactus


Taxonavigation: Poales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Cyperaceae
Subfamilia: Cyperoideae
Tribus: Schoeneae
Subtribus: Schoeninae
Genus: Schoenus
Species: Schoenus compactus


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

Typus: South Africa, Western Cape Province, 3318 (Cape Town): Kirstenbosch, clearing N. of Window Stream, (‒CD), Sep 1945, Esterhuysen 11,808 Lectotypus: BOL [BOL139417]; Isotypus: BM, BOL [BOL139416, BOL139418], K [K000244951, K000244952], PRE [PRE0099912-0], BR [BR0000008638946], MO [MO-1515509].


  • Homotypic
    • Tetraria compacta Levyns, J. S. African Bot. 13: 83-85 (1947)


Native distribution areas:
Schoenus compactus
  • 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: Neat Veldrush
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