Restionaceae R.Br.
Lepyrodia scariosa R.Br. , legitimate, scientific
Brown, R. (27 March 1810), Prodromus florae Novae Hollandiae et insulae Van-Diemen, exhibens characteres plantarum quas annis 1802-1805: 248 [tax. nov.]
  • Type: "(J.) v.v."
Mueller, F.J.H. von (24 October 1854), Second general report of the Government Botanist on the vegetation of the Colony. Victoria - Parliamentary Papers- Votes and Proceedings of the Legislative Assembly: 16 [secondary reference]
Mueller, F.J.H. von (1882), Systematic Census of Australian Plants: 123 [secondary reference]
Bailey, F.M. (1913), Comprehensive Catalogue of Queensland Plants: 584 [secondary reference]
Domin, K. (1915), Beitrage zur Flora und Pflanzengeographie Australiens. Bibliotheca Botanica 20(85): 505 [secondary reference]
Ewart, A.J. (1931), Flora of Victoria: 255 [secondary reference]
common name: Chaffy Scale-rush [n/a]
Beadle, N.C.W., Evans, O.D. & Carolin, R.C. (1962), Handbook of the Vascular Plants of the Sydney District and Blue Mountains: 485 [secondary reference]
Johnson, L.A.S. & Evans, O.D. (1966), Restionaceae. Contributions from the New South Wales National Herbarium, Flora Series 25: 7-8 [secondary reference]
  • Comment: Possibly hybridises with Lepyrodia anarthria.
Jacobs, S.W.L. & Pickard, J. (1981), Plants of New South Wales: 57 [secondary reference]
Sharpe, P. in Stanley, T.D. & Ross, E.M. (1989), Restionaceae. Flora of South-eastern Queensland 3: 83, Fig. 13E [secondary reference]
Quirico, A.L. & Briggs, B.G. in Harden, G.J. (ed.) (1993), Restionaceae. Flora of New South Wales 4: 399, pl. 25 [secondary reference]
Conn, B.J. in Walsh, N.G. & Entwisle, T.J. (ed.) (1994), Flowering Plants (Magnoliophyta). Flora of Victoria Edn. 1, 2: 181 [misapplied]
misapplied to: Lepyrodia muelleri Benth. legitimate by Ewart, A.J. (1931), Flora of Victoria: 255
Briggs, B.G. & Johnson, L.A.S. in Meney, K.A. & Pate, J.S. (1 September 1999), A guide to a new classification of Australian Restionaceae and allied families. Australian Rushes: 43, 51 [secondary reference]
Meney, K.A. & Pate, J.S. (1 September 1999), Morphological and anatomical descriptions of Restionaceae and allied families and their distribution. Australian Rushes: 386-387 [secondary reference]
Booth, R. in Bostock, P.D. & Holland, A.E. (ed.) (2007), Restionaceae. Census of the Queensland Flora 2007: - APC [secondary reference]
  • APC Dist.: Qld, NSW
Briggs, B.G. & Johnson, L.A.S. (16 August 2012), New species of Sporadanthus and Lepyrodia (Restionaceae) from eastern and Western Austalia. Telopea 14: 12 [secondary reference]
  • Lectotype: here designated: P [Port] Jackson R.Brown [female] (BM, excluding the leftmost piece [which has two slender culms connected by a short rhizome and bearing appressed sheaths]; isolecto E, K).