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8a2a. ELEOCHARIS R. Brown (subg. ELEOCHARIS sect. ELEOGENUS) ser. MACULOSAE Svenson, Rhodora. 31: 128. 1929.

Francis J. Menapace

Plants annual or perennial, rhizomatous or not. Leaves: distal leaf sheaths without a tooth. Achenes prominent, apex often constricted proximal to tubercle. Tubercles not dorsiventrally compressed, similar in cross section to achene.

Species ca. 12 (3 in the flora): tropical to temperate latitudes worldwide, primarily neotropical.

Lower Taxa


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