Plant Genera


Family Code: CYPERA
Genus Code: BOLBO
Genus CN: bulrush
Genus Authority: (Asch.) Palla
Genus Summary: A genus of about 10-16 species, herbs, cosmopolitan. Muasya et al. (2009) indicate that Bolboschoenus is in a clade with Fimbristylis, Abildgaardia, Bulbostylis, Fuirena, Eleocharis, and other genera not in our flora, and therefore not closely related to (or congeneric with) Schoenoplectus or Scirpus.
Genus References: Smith in FNA (2002b); Strong (1994)=Z; Goetghebeur in Kubitzki (1998b).
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