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Family Profile

Juncaceae

Family Description

A family of nine genera and about 400 species, cosmopolitan; two genera occur naturally in Australia.

Genera

Juncus - A genus of ca. 300 species, cosmopolitan; ca. 68 species occur naturally in Australia.

References

Johnson, L.A.S. (1963). New Species of Juncus in Australia and New Zealand. Contributions from the New South Wales National Herbarium 3:241-244.

Stanley, T.D. & Ross, E.M. (1989). Juncaceae. Flora of south-eastern Queensland. 3: 69-74.

Wilson, K.L., Johnson, L.A.S. & Bankoff, P.L. (1993). Juncaceae. Flora of New South Wales. 4: 266-293.