Eleocharis

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Contains 32 accepted taxa overall.

Family:CYPERACEAE
Common Name:SPIKERUSH
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Classification

Division
Class
Sub Class
Order POALES
FamilyCYPERACEAE
Genus Eleocharis

Citation

Citation ELEOCHARIS R. Brown, Prodr. 224. 1810.
Basionym: **
Type: TYPE: Eleocharis palustris (Linnaeus) Roemer & Schultes (Scirpus palustris Linnaeus) Lectotypified by Britton, Bull. Dept. Agric. Jamaica 5(suppl. 1): 10. 1907.

** Not applicable or data not available.

Species

Scientific NameCommon NameHerbarium SpecimensPhotos
Eleocharis acicularis NEEDLE SPIKERUSH
Eleocharis acutangula subsp. breviseta ACUTE SPIKERUSH
Eleocharis albida WHITE SPIKERUSH
Eleocharis atropurpurea PURPLE SPIKERUSH
Eleocharis baldwinii BALDWIN'S SPIKERUSH; ROADGRASS
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Genus Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Bulbostylis Bulbostylis Steven, Mem. Soc. Imp. Naturalistes Moscou 5: 355. 1817, nom. rej. vs. Bulbostylis Kunth 1837. TYPE: Non designatus.
Chaetocyperus Chaetocyperus Nees von Esenbeck, Linnaea 9: 289. 1834. TYPE: Chaetocyperus setaceus (Retzius) Nees von Esenbeck (Cyperus setaceus Retzius) Lectotypified by Pfeiffer, Nomencl. Bot. 1: 684. 1873.
Clavula Clavula Dumortier, Fl. Belg. 143. 1827. TYPE: Non designatus.
Eleogenus Eleogenus Nees von Esenbeck, Linnaea 9: 294. 1834. TYPE: Non designatus.
Limnochloa Limnochloa Palisot de Beauvois ex Lestiboudois f., Essai Cyper. 41. 1819. TYPE: Non designatus.
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