Schoenus triticoides

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Schoenus triticoides


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 triticoides



Schoenus triticoides T.L.Elliott & Muasya Phytotaxa 401: 273 (2019).

Typus: South Africa, Spioenkop Nature Reserve, about 1.5 km up jeep trail from main gravel road, near Tierhuiskloof, S 33°55’49.6’’; E 21°20’9.6’’, 494 m, 11 November 2017, Elliott & Betz TE2016_281.

Holotypus: BOL. Isotypus: MT, NBG.


Native distribution areas:
Schoenus triticoides
  • 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: Wheat Veldrush
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