Juncaceae

Belongs within: Poales.Contains: Luzula subgenus Gymnodes, Juncus section Genuini, Juncus section Graminifolii, Juncus section Poiophylli, Juncus section Septati. The Juncaceae are a family of rushes, grass-like plants found mostly in damper habitats in temperate parts of the world (as well as tropical mountains). Flowers are solitary and relatively large (over five millimetres) in members of… Continue reading Juncaceae

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Luzula subgenus Gymnodes

Belongs within: Juncaceae. The subgenus Gymnodes of the genus Luzula is a group of rushes in which flowers are borne in dense clusters and inflorescences are spikelike or umbellate. <==Luzula subg. GymnodesME70 |–L. campestris-multiflora groupME70 | |–*L. campestris (Linnaeus) de Candolle in de Lamarck & de Candolle 1805ME70, HE80 | | |–L. c. var. campestrisC06… Continue reading Luzula subgenus Gymnodes

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Juncus section Genuini

Belongs within: Juncaceae. The section Genuini of the genus Juncus is a group of rushes in which the plant is rhizomatous, the stems bear no true leaves and only basal sheaths, and the inflorescence is apparently lateral (Healy & Edgar 1980). Strangers from parts unknown Published 17 August 2009 Rushes of the genus Juncus are… Continue reading Juncus section Genuini

Juncus section Septati

Belongs within: Juncaceae. The section Septati of the genus Juncus is a group of rushes characterised by the presence of transversely septate leaves (Healy & Edgar 1980). Characters (from Healy & Edgar 1980): Plant tufted or rhizomatous; stems with transversely septate leaves, both basal and cauline, sheaths with obtuse auricles; inflorescence terminal. <==Juncus sect. Septati… Continue reading Juncus section Septati

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Juncus section Poiophylli

Belongs within: Juncaceae. The section Poiophylli of the genus Juncus includes grassy-leaved rushes that may be mistaken for true grasses (Healy & Edgar 1980). Characters (from Healy & Edgar 1980): Plant tufted or rhizomatous; stems usually leafy, rarely only basal sheaths present; leaves flat or channelled, rarely cylindrical; inflorescence terminal. <==Juncus sect. Poiophylli |–J. ambiguus… Continue reading Juncus section Poiophylli

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