Rhynchospora

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Contains 56 accepted taxa overall.

Family:CYPERACEAE
Common Name:BEAKSEDGE
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Classification

Division
Class
Sub Class
Order POALES
FamilyCYPERACEAE
Genus Rhynchospora

Citation

Citation RHYNCHOSPORA Vahl, Enum. Pl. 2: 229. 1805, as 'Rynchospora'; corr. Willdenow, Enum. Pl. 71. 1809, nom. cons. vs. Dichromena Michaux 1803.
Basionym: **
Type: TYPE: Rhynchospora alba (Linnaeus) Vahl, typ. cons. (Schoenus albus Linnaeus)

** Not applicable or data not available.

Species

Scientific NameCommon NameHerbarium SpecimensPhotos
Rhynchospora baldwinii BALDWIN'S BEAKSEDGE
Rhynchospora caduca ANGLESTEM BEAKSEDGE
Rhynchospora cephalantha BUNCHED BEAKSEDGE
Rhynchospora chalarocephala LOOSEHEAD BEAKSEDGE
Rhynchospora chapmanii CHAPMAN'S BEAKSEDGE
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Genus Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Asteroschoenus Asteroschoenus Nees von Esenbeck, in Martius, Fl. Bras. 2(1): 124. 1842. TYPE: Non designatus.
Calyptrolepis Calyptrolepis Steudel, Syn. Pl. Glumac. 2: 151. 1855. TYPE: Calyptrolepis junciformis Steudel
Calyptrostylis Calyptrostylis Nees von Esenbeck, Linnaea 9: 295. 1834. TYPE: Calyptrostylis rudgei Nees von Esenbeck, nom. illegit. (Schoenus floridus Rudge)
Cephaloschoenus Cephaloschoenus Nees von Esenbeck, Linnaea 9: 295. 1834; Nees von Esenbeck ex Arnott, Edinburgh New Philos. J. 17: 265. 1835. TYPE: Non designatus.
Ceratoschoenus Ceratoschoenus Nees von Esenbeck, Linnaea 9: 296. 1834. TYPE: Ceratoschoenus corniculatus Nees von Esenbeck
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