Juncaceae Juss.
Luzula DC. , nom. cons., scientific
Candolle, A.P. de in Candolle, A.P. de & Lamarck, J.-B.P.A. de M. de (1805), Flore Francaise Edn. 3, 3: 158 [tax. nov.]
  • Type: (not designated).
Brown, R. (27 March 1810), Prodromus florae Novae Hollandiae et insulae Van-Diemen, exhibens characteres plantarum quas annis 1802-1805: [591] BHL [secondary reference]
Mueller, F.J.H. von (1882), Systematic Census of Australian Plants: 122 [secondary reference]
Bailey, F.M. (1913), Comprehensive Catalogue of Queensland Plants: 566 [secondary reference]
Black, J.M. (1922), Cyatheaceae - Orchidaceae. Flora of South Australia 1: 105 [secondary reference]
  • Etymology: "Neo-latin, from Italian luzziola, lucciola, the fire-fly: probably alluding to the shining and quivering character of the spikes."
Black, J.M. (1943), Flora of South Australia Edn. 2, 1: 184 [secondary reference]
  • Etymology: "Neo-latin, from Italian luzziola, lucciola, the fire-fly; probably alluding to the shining and quivering character of the heads or clusters of flowers"
Backer, C.A. (December 1951), Juncaceae. Flora Malesiana Series I 4(3): 214-215 [secondary reference]
Beadle, N.C.W., Evans, O.D. & Carolin, R.C. (1962), Handbook of the Vascular Plants of the Sydney District and Blue Mountains: 482 [secondary reference]
Eichler, Hj. (1965), Supplement to J.M.Black's Flora of South Australia (Second Edition, 1943-1957): 80 [secondary reference]
Nordenskiold, H. (1969), The genus Luzula in Australia. Botaniska Notiser 122: 69-89 [secondary reference]
Burbidge, N.T. & Gray, M. (1970), Flora of the Australian Capital Territory: 99, Fig. 94. [secondary reference]
Chrtek, J. & Krisa, B. (1974), Einige taxonomische Bemerkungen zur Gattung Luzula DC. unter Aufstellung einer neuen Gattung Ebingeria. Preslia 46: 210-212 [secondary reference]
Edgar, E. (10 February 1975), Australasian Luzula. New Zealand Journal of Botany 13: 781-786 [secondary reference]
Costin, A.B., Gray, M., Totterdell, C.J. & Wimbush, D.J. (1979), Kosciusko Alpine Flora Edn. 1: 152 [secondary reference]
Farr, E.R., Leussink, J.A. & Stafleu, F.A. in Farr, E.R., Leussink, J.A. & Stafleu, F.A. (ed.) (1979), Index Nominum Genericorum 2: 895 [secondary reference]
taxonomic synonym: Juncoides Ség. nom. rej.
Cronquist, A.J. (1981), An Integrated System of Classification of Flowering Plants: 1130, 1131 [secondary reference]
Jacobs, S.W.L. & Pickard, J. (1981), Plants of New South Wales: 23 [secondary reference]
Keighery, G.J. (1985), Breeding systems of the Western Australian flora IV. Juncus and Luzula (Juncaceae). Botanische Jahrbücher für Systematik, Pflanzengeschichte und Pflanzengeographie 105: 279-283 [secondary reference]
Rye, B.L. in Marchant, N.G., Wheeler, J.R., Rye, B.L., Bennett, E.M., Lander, N.S. & Macfarlane, T.D. (1987), Juncaceae. Flora of the Perth Region 2: 870 [secondary reference]
Greuter, W., Burdet, H.M., Chaloner, W.G., Demoulin, V., Grolle, R., Hawkesworth, D.L., Nicolson, D.H., Silva, P.C., Stafleu, F.A., Voss, E.G. & McNeill, J. (ed.) (1988), International Code of Botanical Nomenclature, Berlin, 1988. Regnum Vegetabile 118: 172 [secondary reference]
  • Lectotype: Luzula campestris (L.) DC. (typ. cons.)
Stanley, T.D. in Stanley, T.D. & Ross, E.M. (1989), Juncaceae. Flora of South-eastern Queensland 3: 74 [secondary reference]
Edgar, E. & Wilson, K.L. in Harden, G.J. (ed.) (1993), Luzula. Flora of New South Wales 4: 289 [secondary reference]
common name: Woodrushes [n/a]
Edgar, E. (1993), Juncaceae. Flora of Australia 50: 444 [secondary reference]
Curtis, W.M. in Curtis, W.M. & Morris, D.I. (1994), Juncaceae. The Student's Flora of Tasmania 4B: 77-78 [secondary reference]
Green, P.S. in Wilson, A.J.G. (ed.) (1994), Norfolk Island & Lord Howe Island. Flora of Australia 49: 425 [secondary reference]
Walsh, N.G. in Walsh, N.G. & Entwisle, T.J. (ed.) (1994), Luzula. Flora of Victoria Edn. 1, 2: 233-234 [secondary reference]
Balslev, H. in Kubitzki, K. (ed.) (1998), Juncaceae. The Families and Genera of Vascular Plants 4: 259, Fig. 65A-E [secondary reference]
Kirschner, J. (2002), Juncaceae 1: Rostkovia to Luzula. Species Plantarum: Flora of the World 6: 18-19 [secondary reference]
taxonomic synonym: Juncoides Ség. nom. rej. taxonomic synonym: Luzula sect. Gymnodes Griseb. legitimate
Wheeler, J.R., Marchant, N.G. & Lewington, M. (2002), Flora of the South West 1: 336 [secondary reference]
Western Australian Herbarium (2007), FloraBase: the Western Australian Flora Version 2.5: - [secondary reference]
Jacobs, S.W.L., Whalley, R.D.B. & Wheeler, D.J.B. (2008), Grasses of New South Wales Edn. 4: 78 (fig.) [secondary reference]
State Herbarium of South Australia (2008), Fact sheets. The Electronic Flora of South Australia: - [secondary reference]
common name: Woodrushes [n/a]
Mabberley, D.J. (1 May 2008), Mabberley's Plant-Book Edn. 3: 506 [secondary reference]
Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria (2010), Australian Plant Census: - APC [secondary reference]
orthographic variant: Lazula F.Muell. orth. var. taxonomic synonym: Juncoides Ség. nom. rej. taxonomic synonym: Juncodes Kuntze orth. var.
  • APC Dist.: WA, SA, Qld, NSW, LHI, ACT, Vic, Tas (native and naturalised), MI