Xyridaceae C.Agardh
Xyris capensis Thunb. , legitimate, scientific
Thunberg, C.P. (1794), Prodromus Plantarum Capensium 1: 12 [tax. nov.]
Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria (2010), Australian Plant Census: - APC [secondary reference]
  • APC Comment: A widespread taxon listed by by A.D.Chapman, Austral. Pl. Name Index 3015 (1991). Chapman refers to "P. van Royen, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 4 (1953) 367-376 (374-375)", but the taxon treated in that work is Xyris capensis var. schoenoides.