936.000 Juncus L.

Description of the genus

Glabrous herbs, generally occurring in wet places. Leaves flat or cylindric, sometimes septate. Inflorescence compound, paniculate, bracteate; bracteoles sometimes present immediately below and clasping the flower. Perianth segments free, ovate or lanceolate, entire, persistent.

Worldwide: c.300 species, more or less cosmopolitan but rare in the tropics

Mozambique: 5 taxa.

Juncus oxycarpus

Links to taxa:     View: living plant images - herbarium specimen images - all images for this genus

SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
dregeanus Kunth subsp. bachitii (Steud.) HedbergMS
kraussii Hochst. subsp. kraussii GI,M
lomatophyllus Spreng.MS,M
oxycarpus E. Mey. ex KunthMSDescription, Image
rigidus Desf.Image

Other sources of information about Juncus:

Our websites:

Flora of Botswana: Juncus
Flora of Malawi: Juncus
Flora of Zambia: Juncus
Flora of Zimbabwe: Juncus

External websites:

ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Juncus
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Juncus
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Juncus
Wikipedia: Juncus
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Juncus
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Juncus

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-22

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2022). Flora of Mozambique: Genus page: Juncus.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=325, retrieved 27 June 2022

Site software last modified: 12 October 2020 11:11pm
Terms of use