Bulbostylis

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hairsedges
Bulbostylis neglecta scale.jpg
Bulbostylis neglecta
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Cyperaceae
Genus: Bulbostylis
Kunth
Type species
Bulbostylis capillaris
(L.) Kunth ex C.B. Clarke.
Species

100+; See text

Synonyms[1]
  • Stenophyllus Raf.
  • Oncostylis Nees

Bulbostylis is a genus of plants in the sedge family. They are sometimes called hairsedges. There are over 100 species of these clump-forming plants of dry grasslands and warm and tropical savannas worldwide. They have solid, rounded, grooved stems and long, thin basal leaves. They bear spikelets of flowers.

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