Schoenus comparoides

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Schoenus comparoides


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 comparoides



Schoenus comparoides T.L.Elliott & Muasya Phytotaxa 401(4): 272 (2019).

Typus: South Africa, Garcia’s Pass, S 33°57’11.43’’; E 21°13’32.61’’, 514 m, 8 July 2017, Elliott, Muasya & Muthaphuli TE2016_216.

Holotypus: BOL. Isotypus: MT, NBG.


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

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



Primary references


Vernacular names

English: Foothill Veldrush
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