Cyperaceae Juss.
Fimbristylis ferruginea (L.) Vahl , legitimate, scientific
Vahl, M.(H.) (1805), Enumeratio Plantarum 2: 291 [comb. nov.]
basionym: Scirpus ferrugineus L. legitimate
Hooker, J.D. (1859), Introductory Essay. The botany of the Antarctic voyage of H.M. Discovery ships Erebus and Terror. III. Flora Tasmaniae 2(11): xlviii. [secondary reference]
Bentham, G. (March 1878), Flora Australiensis 7: 312 [secondary reference]
taxonomic synonym: Fimbristylis brevifolia R.Br. legitimate
Mueller, F.J.H. von (1882), Systematic Census of Australian Plants: 126 [secondary reference]
Bailey, F.M. (1913), Comprehensive Catalogue of Queensland Plants: 594 [secondary reference]
Domin, K. (1915), Beitrage zur Flora und Pflanzengeographie Australiens. Bibliotheca Botanica 20(85): 458-459 [secondary reference]
nomenclatural synonym: Scirpus ferrugineus L. legitimate
Black, J.M. (1922), Cyatheaceae - Orchidaceae. Flora of South Australia 1: 92 [secondary reference]
Gardner, C.A. (1930), Part I. Pteridophyta-Proteaceae. Enumeratio Plantarum Australiae Occidentalis: 12 [secondary reference]
Black, J.M. (1943), Flora of South Australia Edn. 2, 1: 158-159 [secondary reference]
Specht, R.L. in Specht, R.L. & Mountford, C.P. (ed.) (August 1958), The Gymnospermae and Angiospermae collected on the Arnhem Land Expedition. Records of the American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land No. 3 Botany and Plant Ecology: 204 [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: 494 [secondary reference]
Chippendale, G.M. (17 April 1972), Check List of Northern Territory Plants. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 96(4): 225 BHL [secondary reference]
Kern, J.H. (1974), Cyperaceae. Flora Malesiana Series I 7(3): 572 [secondary reference]
Jacobs, S.W.L. & Pickard, J. (1981), Plants of New South Wales: 15 [secondary reference]
Latz, P.K. in Jessop, J.P. (ed.) (1981), Cyperaceae (most genera). Flora of Central Australia: 502 [secondary reference]
Green, J.W. (1985), Census of the Vascular Plants of Western Australia Edn. 2: 41 [secondary reference]
Dunlop, C.R. (1987), Checklist of the Vascular Plants of the Northern Territory. Technical Report: Conservation Commission of the Northern Territory 26: 26 [secondary reference]
Sharpe, P. in Stanley, T.D. & Ross, E.M. (1989), Cyperaceae. Flora of South-eastern Queensland 3: 297, Fig. 43W [secondary reference]
nomenclatural synonym: Scirpus ferrugineus L. legitimate
Rye, B.L. in Wheeler, J.R. (ed.) (1992), Cyperaceae. Flora of the Kimberley Region: 1077, Fig. 315H [secondary reference]
Wilson, K.L. in Harden, G.J. (ed.) (1993), Cyperaceae. Flora of New South Wales 4: 377 [secondary reference]
Hyland, B.P.M., Gray, B. & Elick, R.W. in Cooper, W.E. & Cooper, W.T. (1994), Appendix I: Provisional Species List. Fruits of the Rainforest: 303 [secondary reference]
Kenneally, K.F., Edinger, D.C. & Willing, T. (1996), Broome and Beyond. Plants and people of the Dampier Peninsula, Kimberley, Western Australia: 207 [secondary reference]
Cowie, I.D. in Cowie, I.D., Short, P.S. & Osterkamp Madsen, M. (2000), Cyperaceae. Floodplain Flora. A flora of the coastal floodplains of the Northern Territory, Australia: 265, Fig. 60, 62 [secondary reference]
Cooper, W.E. & Cooper, W.T. (2004), Fruits of the Australian Tropical Rainforest: 569 [secondary reference]
CHAH (2012), Australian Plant Census: - APC [secondary reference]
orthographic variant: Fimbristylis ferrugineum Vahl orth. var. nomenclatural synonym: Scirpus ferrugineus L. legitimate nomenclatural synonym: Fimbristylis ferruginea (L.) Vahl var. ferruginea legitimate taxonomic synonym: Fimbristylis brevifolia R.Br. legitimate taxonomic synonym: Scirpus brevifolia Poir. orth. var. taxonomic synonym: Scirpus brevifolius (R.Br.) Poir. legitimate taxonomic synonym: Fimbristylis ferruginea f. decomposita Domin legitimate taxonomic synonym: Fimbristylis ferruginea var. typica Domin nom. inval.
  • APC Comment: A.D.Chapman, Austral. Pl. Name Index 2602 (1991) stated that Poiret did not validly make the combination Scirpus brevifolius. However, under Article 33.1 of the 2006 (Vienna) edition of the ICBN, this name is considered to be validly published.
  • APC Dist.: WA, NT, SA, Qld, NSW