Schoenus pictus

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Schoenus pictus


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 pictus


Schoenus pictus (Boeckeler) Kuntze Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 633 (1891).

Typus: South Africa, Western Cape Province, 3319 (Worcester): Dutoitskloof, (-CA), 01 Oct 1828, Drège 1654a (Lectotypus: P, designated by Elliott & Muasya in S. African J. Bot. 114: 309 (2018). Isolectotypus: S).


  • Homotypic
    • Elynanthus pictus (Boeckeler), Linnaea 38: 254 (1874).
    • Tetraria picta (Boeckeler) C.B.Clarke in T.A.Durand & H.Schinz, Consp. Fl. Afric. 5: 662 (1894).


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

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


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Vernacular names[edit]

English: Yellow Veldrush
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