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Rhynchospora  Vahl
Taxonomic Serial No.: 40144

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Dichromena Michx.
 
    Psilocarya Torr.
 
  Common Name(s): rhynchospora
 
    beaksedge [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: unknown   
  Latest Record Review: 2010   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae   
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
          SuperdivisionEmbryophyta   
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                   ClassMagnoliopsida   
                      SuperorderLilianae  – monocots, monocotyledons, monocotylédones  
                         OrderPoales   
                            FamilyCyperaceae  – sedges, foins coupants, laîches, rouches, rouchettes  
                               GenusRhynchospora Vahl – rhynchospora, beaksedge  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Rhynchospora alba (L.) Vahl – white beaksedge 
                                  Species Rhynchospora baldwinii A. Gray – Baldwin's beaksedge 
                                  Species Rhynchospora berteroi (Spreng.) C.B. Clarke – little beaksedge 
                                  Species Rhynchospora brachychaeta C. Wright – West Indian beaksedge 
                                  Species Rhynchospora caduca Elliott – anglestem beaksedge 
                                  Species Rhynchospora californica Gale – California beaksedge, California beaked-rush 
                                  Species Rhynchospora capillacea Torr. – horned beakrush, needle beaksedge 
                                  Species Rhynchospora capitellata (Michx.) Vahl – brownish beakrush, brownish beaksedge 
                                  Species Rhynchospora careyana Fernald – broadfruit horned beaksedge 
                                  Species Rhynchospora cephalantha A. Gray – bunched beaksedge 
                                  Species Rhynchospora chalarocephala Fernald & Gale – loosehead beaksedge 
                                  Species Rhynchospora chapmanii M.A. Curtis – Chapman's beaksedge 
                                  Species Rhynchospora chinensis Nees & Meyen – spiked beaksedge 
                                  Species Rhynchospora ciliaris (Michx.) C. Mohr – fringed beaksedge 
                                  Species Rhynchospora colorata (L.) H. Pfeiff. – starrush whitetop 
                                  Species Rhynchospora compressa J. Carey ex Chapm. – flatfruit beaksedge 
                                  Species Rhynchospora corniculata (Lam.) A. Gray – shortbristle horned beaksedge 
                                  Species Rhynchospora corymbosa (L.) Britton – matamat 
                                  Species Rhynchospora crinipes Gale – mosquito beaksedge, hairy-peduncled beaked-rush, mosquito beadsedge 
                                  Species Rhynchospora curtissii Britton – Curtiss' beaksedge 
                                  Species Rhynchospora debilis Gale – savannah beaksedge 
                                  Species Rhynchospora decurrens Chapm. – swampforest beaksedge 
                                  Species Rhynchospora depressirostris M.T. Strong  
                                  Species Rhynchospora divaricata (Ham.) M.T. Strong  
                                  Species Rhynchospora divergens Chapm. ex M.A. Curtis – spreading beaksedge 
                                  Species Rhynchospora elliottii A. Dietr. – Elliott's beaksedge 
                                  Species Rhynchospora eximia (Nees) Boeckeler – Florida beaksedge, meadow beauty 
                                  Species Rhynchospora fascicularis (Michx.) Vahl – fascicled beaksedge 
                                  Species Rhynchospora fernaldii Gale – Fernald's beaksedge 
                                  Species Rhynchospora filifolia A. Gray – threadleaf beaksedge 
                                  Species Rhynchospora filiformis Vahl – bird beaksedge 
                                  Species Rhynchospora floridensis (Britton) H. Pfeiff. – Florida whitetop 
                                  Species Rhynchospora fusca (L.) W.T. Aiton – brown beaksedge 
                                  Species Rhynchospora galeana Naczi, W. Knapp & Gerry Moore  
                                  Species Rhynchospora gigantea Link – giant beaksedge 
                                  Species Rhynchospora globularis (Chapm.) Small – globe beakrush, globe beaksedge 
                                  Species Rhynchospora glomerata (L.) Vahl – clustered beaksedge 
                                  Species Rhynchospora gracilenta A. Gray – slender beaksedge 
                                  Species Rhynchospora grayi Kunth – Gray's beaksedge 
                                  Species Rhynchospora harperi Small – Harper's beaksedge 
                                  Species Rhynchospora harveyi W. Boott – Harvey's beaksedge 
                                  Species Rhynchospora holoschoenoides (Rich.) Herter – fly beaksedge 
                                  Species Rhynchospora indianolensis Small – Indianola beaksedge 
                                  Species Rhynchospora inexpansa (Michx.) Vahl – nodding beaksedge 
                                  Species Rhynchospora inundata (Oakes) Fernald – narrowfruit horned beaksedge 
                                  Species Rhynchospora jamaicensis Britton – Jamaican beaksedge 
                                  Species Rhynchospora knieskernii J. Carey – Knieskern's beaked-rush, Knieskern's beaksedge 
                                  Species Rhynchospora kunthii Nees ex Kunth – Kunth's beaksedge 
                                  Species Rhynchospora latifolia (Baldwin ex Elliott) W.W. Thomas – sandswamp whitetop 
                                  Species Rhynchospora lindeniana Griseb. – Bahama beaksedge 
                                  Species Rhynchospora longiflora C. Presl – longleaf beaksedge 
                                  Species Rhynchospora macra (C.B. Clarke ex Britton) Small – large beaksedge 
                                  Species Rhynchospora macrostachya Torr. ex A. Gray – tall horned beaksedge 
                                  Species Rhynchospora marisculus Nees ex Lindl. & Nees – Caribbean beaksedge 
                                  Species Rhynchospora megalocarpa A. Gray – sandyfield beaksedge 
                                  Species Rhynchospora megaplumosa E.L. Bridges & Orzell – Manatee beaksedge 
                                  Species Rhynchospora microcarpa Baldwin ex A. Gray – southern beaksedge 
                                  Species Rhynchospora microcephala (Britton) Britton – smallhead beaksedge 
                                  Species Rhynchospora miliacea (Lam.) A. Gray – millet beaksedge 
                                  Species Rhynchospora mixta Britton – mingled beaksedge 
                                  Species Rhynchospora nervosa (Vahl) Boeckeler – yerba de estrella 
                                  Species Rhynchospora nitens (Vahl) A. Gray – shortbeak beaksedge 
                                  Species Rhynchospora nivea Boeckeler – showy whitetop 
                                  Species Rhynchospora odorata C. Wright ex Griseb. – fragrant beaksedge 
                                  Species Rhynchospora oligantha A. Gray – featherbristle beaksedge 
                                  Species Rhynchospora pallida M.A. Curtis – pale beaksedge 
                                  Species Rhynchospora perplexa Britton – pineland beaksedge 
                                  Species Rhynchospora pineticola C.B. Clarke – pine barren beaksedge 
                                  Species Rhynchospora pleiantha (Kük.) Gale – coastal beaksedge 
                                  Species Rhynchospora plumosa Elliott – plumed beaksedge 
                                  Species Rhynchospora polyphylla Vahl – leafy beaksedge 
                                  Species Rhynchospora punctata Elliott – dotted beaksedge 
                                  Species Rhynchospora pusilla Chapm. ex M.A. Curtis – fairy beaksedge 
                                  Species Rhynchospora racemosa C. Wright – racemed beaksedge 
                                  Species Rhynchospora radicans (Schltdl. & Cham.) H. Pfeiff. – tropical whitetop 
                                  Species Rhynchospora rariflora (Michx.) Elliott – fewflower beaksedge 
                                  Species Rhynchospora recognita (Gale) Kral – globe beaksedge 
                                  Species Rhynchospora rubra Domin – rhynchospora 
                                  Species Rhynchospora rugosa (Vahl) Gale – claybank beaksedge 
                                  Species Rhynchospora scirpoides (Torr.) A. Gray – longbeak beaksedge 
                                  Species Rhynchospora sclerioides Hook. & Arn. – Hawai'i beaksedge 
                                  Species Rhynchospora scutellata Griseb. – Indianola beaksedge 
                                  Species Rhynchospora sola Gale – Cuban beaksedge 
                                  Species Rhynchospora solitaria R.M. Harper – onespike beaksedge 
                                  Species Rhynchospora stenophylla Chapm. – coastalplain beaksedge, coastal plain beaksedge 
                                  Species Rhynchospora tenerrima Nees ex Spreng. – soldier beaksedge 
                                  Species Rhynchospora tenuis Link – quill beaksedge 
                                  Species Rhynchospora thornei Kral – Thorne's beaksedge, Thorne's beaked-rush 
                                  Species Rhynchospora torreyana A. Gray – Torrey's beaksedge 
                                  Species Rhynchospora tracyi Britton – Tracy's beaksedge 
                                  Species Rhynchospora uniflora Boeckeler – oneflower beaksedge 
                                  Species Rhynchospora velutina (Kunth) Boeckeler  
                                  Species Rhynchospora wrightiana Boeckeler – Wright's beaksedge 
       

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  Source: Cyperaceae of North America Update, database (version 2010)  
  Acquired: 2010   
  Notes: Updated for ITIS by the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS (2007-2010)   
  Reference for: Rhynchospora   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Rhynchospora   
       
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
  Reference for: Rhynchospora   
       
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
  Reference for: Rhynchospora   
       
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