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Taxon: Rhynchospora nervosa Boeck. subsp. ciliata (G. Mey.) T. Koyama

Synonym of Rhynchospora ciliata (G. Mey.) Kük.

Genus: Rhynchospora
Family: Cyperaceae
Nomen number: 402815
Place of publication: Madroño 20:254. 1970
Comment: Koyama's combination is validly published despite his improper citation of the illegitimate basionym D. ciliata Vahl, since it would otherwise be validly published as a nom. nov. for Schoenus ciliatus G. Mey. (Melbourne ICN Art. 41.8 & Ex. 22)
Name verified on: 20-Apr-2009 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 21-Jan-2014
No species priority site assigned.



  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & M. T. Strong. 2005. Monocotyledons and gymnosperms of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 52:337.
  • Adams, C. 1972. Flowering plants of Jamaica. [accepts].
  • Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi. 1993. Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45. [accepts].
  • Davidse, G. et al., eds. 1994. Flora mesoamericana. [accepts].
  • Holm, L. et al. 1979. A geographical atlas of world weeds. [= Dichromena ciliata Vahl].
  • Howard, R. 1974–1989. Flora of the lesser Antilles. [accepts].
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
  • Molina G., A. M. 2011. Review of Cyperaceae data for World Economic Plants, ed. 2. pers. comm. via e–mail on 31 Mar. [accepts].
  • Rogers, G. & B. McClain. 1998. The sedges (Cyperaceae) of Barbados. Rhodora 100:409. [accepts].
  • Steyermark, J. A. et al., eds. 1995–. Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana. [accepts].
  • Thomas, W. W. 1984. The systematics of Rhynchospora section Dichromena. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 37:96. [accepts].

Check other web resources for Rhynchospora nervosa Boeck. subsp. ciliata (G. Mey.) T. Koyama:

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden

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Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
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