Schoenoplectus

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Schoenoplectus
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Common Club-rush
(Schoenoplectus lacustris)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Cyperaceae
Genus: Schoenoplectus
(Rchb.) Palla
Synonyms[1]
  • Heleophylax P.Beauv. ex Lestib.
  • Pterolepis Schrad.
  • Heleogiton Schult.
  • Elytrospermum C.A.Mey.
  • Malacochaete Nees
  • Pterygolepis Rchb.

Schoenoplectus (club-rush [Old World species], bulrush or tule [New World species]) is a genus of plants in the sedges with a cosmopolitan distribution.[1][2][3] Note that the name bulrush is also applied to species in the unrelated genus Typha as well as to other sedges. The genus Schoenoplectus was formerly consider part of Scirpus, but recent phylogenetic data shows that they are not closely related.

Species[edit]

Species accepted:[1][2]

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