Taxon profile


Dwarf Spike-rush
Eleocharis parvula (Roem. & Schult.) Link ex Bluff, Nees & Schauer

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Liliopsida - monocotyledons »  order Poales »  family Cyperaceae »  genus Eleocharis - spikerush

Scientific synonyms

Chaetocyperus membranacea Buckl.
Eleocharis leptos (Steud.) Svens.
Eleocharis leptos var. johnstonii Svens.
Eleocharis membranacea (Buckl.) Gilly
Eleocharis parvula var. anachaeta (Britt.) Svens.
Scirpus nanus Spreng.
Scirpus nanus var. anachaetus (Torr.) Britt.

Other names

= Dwarf Spikerush
= Dwarf Spikesedge
= Little-head Spike-rush
= Little-head Spikerush


[There are yet no texts for this record.]

Links and literature

EN Botanical Society of British Isles [], Botany Department, The Natural History Museum [as Eleocharis parvula (Roem. & Schult.) Link ex Bluff, Nees & Schauer]
Data retrieved on: 11 May 2012

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