Xyris

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Contains 24 accepted taxa overall.

Family:XYRIDACEAE
Common Name:YELLOWEYED GRASS
Specimen: View USF Herbarium specimens of this genus

Classification

Division
Class
Sub Class
Order POALES
FamilyXYRIDACEAE
Genus Xyris

Citation

Citation XYRIS Gronovius, in Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 42. 1753.
Basionym: **
Type: TYPE: Xyris indica Linnaeus 1753.

** Not applicable or data not available.

Species

Scientific NameCommon NameHerbarium SpecimensPhotos
Xyris ambigua COASTALPLAIN YELLOWEYED GRASS
Xyris baldwiniana BALDWIN'S YELLOWEYED GRASS
Xyris brevifolia SHORTLEAF YELLOWEYED GRASS
Xyris calcicola LIMESTONE YELLOWEYED GRASS
Xyris caroliniana CAROLINA YELLOWEYED GRASS
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Genus Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Jupica Jupica Rafinesque, Fl. Tellur. 2: 15. 1837 ("1836"). TYPE: Jupica cerulea Rafinesque 1837, nom. illegit. (Xyris americana Aublet 1775.)
Kotsjiletti Kotsjiletti Adanson, Fam. Pl. 2: 60, 544. 1763. TYPE: = Xyris Gronovius 1753.
Ramotha Ramotha Rafinesque, Fl. Tellur. 2: 15. 1837 ("1836"). TYPE: = Xyris Gronovius 1753.
Synoliga Synoliga Rafinesque, Fl. Tellur. 2: 15. 1837 ("1836"). TYPE: Non designatus.
Xyroides Xyroides Du Petit-Thouars, Gen. Nov. Madag. 4. 1806. TYPE: Non designatus.