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Taxon: Rhynchospora nervosa Boeck.

Genus: Rhynchospora
Family: Cyperaceae subfamily: Cyperoideae tribe: Rhynchosporeae.
Nomen number: 402814
Place of publication: Vidensk. Meddel. Naturhist. Foren. Kjøbenhavn 1869:143. 1869
Name verified on: 18-Sep-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 18-Mar-2010
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

Common names:

  • star sedge   (Source: Weed CIBA ) – English
  • star-grass   (Source: Weed CIBA ) – English
  • whitetop sedge   (Source: Weed CIBA ) – English

Distributional range:

      Native:
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Northern Mexico: Mexico - San Luis Potosi, Sinaloa, Tamaulipas
    Southern Mexico: Mexico - Chiapas, Guerrero, Jalisco, Mexico, Oaxaca, Tabasco, Veracruz, Yucatan
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Caribbean: Dominican Republic; Jamaica; Trinidad and Tobago
    Mesoamerica: Costa Rica; El Salvador; Guatemala; Honduras; Nicaragua; Panama
    Northern South America: French Guiana; Guyana; Suriname; Venezuela
    Brazil: Brazil
    Western South America: Bolivia; Colombia; Ecuador; Peru
    Southern South America: Argentina; Paraguay

References:

  • CIBA-GEIGY, Basel, Switzerland. Documenta CIBA-GEIGY (Grass weeds 1. 1980, 2. 1981; Monocot weeds 3. 1982; Dicot weeds 1. 1988)
  • Davidse, G. et al., eds. 1994. Flora mesoamericana.
  • Funk, V. et al. 2007. Checklist of the plants of the Guiana Shield (Venezuela: Amazonas, Bolivar, Delta Amacuro; Guyana, Surinam, French Guiana). Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 55:1-584.
  • Howard, R. 1974–1989. Flora of the lesser Antilles.
  • Rogers, G. & B. McClain. 1998. The sedges (Cyperaceae) of Barbados. Rhodora 100:409.
  • Steyermark, J. A. et al., eds. 1995–. Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana.
  • Thomas, W. W. 1984. The systematics of Rhynchospora section Dichromena. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 37:89–100.
More:

Check other web resources for Rhynchospora nervosa Boeck.:

  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.

Check other web resources for images:

  • PlantSystematics.org
  • Google Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?402814 (31 October 2014)

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