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Genus: Bolboschoenus

Life > eukaryotes > Archaeoplastida > Chloroplastida > Charophyta > Streptophytina > Plantae (land plants) > Tracheophyta (vascular plants) > Euphyllophyta > Lignophyta (woody plants) > Spermatophyta (seed plants) > Angiospermae (flowering plants) > Monocotyledons > Order: Poales > Family: Cyperaceae

About 11 species (cosmopolitan), with three species native to southern Africa.

Species native to southern Africa

List from Plants of Southern Africa - an Online Checklist (SANBI) and Flora of Zimbabwe.

Bolboschoenus glaucus

 

Bolboschoenus maritimus

 

Bolboschoenus nobilis

 

Publications

  • Browning, J. & Gordon-Gray, K.D. 1992. Studies in Cyperaceae in southern Africa 19: The genus Bolboschoenus. South African Journal of Botany 58: 380385.

  • Browning, J. & Gordon-Gray, K.D. 1993. Studies in Cyperaceae in southern Africa 21: The taxonomic significance of the achene and its embryo in Bolboschoenus. South African Journal of Botany 59: 311318.

  • Browning, J., Gordon-Gray, K.D. & Smith, S.G. 1997. Achene morphology and pericarp anatomy of the type specimens of the Australian and New Zealand Bolboschoenus species (Cyperaceae). Australian Systematic Botany 10: 4958.

  • Browning, J., Gordon-Gray, K.D., Smith, S.G. & Van Staden, J. 1997. Bolboschoenus maritimus s.l. in the Netherlands: a study of pericarp anatomy based on the work of Irene Robertus-Koster. Annales Botanici Fennici 34: 115126.

  • Browning, J., Gordon-Gray, K.D., Smith, S.G. & Van Staden, J. 1998. Bolboschoenus glaucaus (Cyperaceae), with emphasis upon Africa. Nordic Journal of Botany 18.

  • Browning, J., Gordon-Gray, K.D., Van Staden, J. & Ward, C.J. 1998. Studies in Cyperaceae in southern Africa 35: a field study of Bolboschoenus maritimus s.l. in a western Cape wetland. South African Journal of Botany 64: 7081.

 


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