Schoenus nigricans L. nigricans (Sp. Pl. 43. 1753.)
Localities: West Indies (native), Greater Antilles [Jamaica (native), Cuba (native), Hispaniola (native)[], ], Bahamas (native), North America (native), Mexico (native), Central America (native), South America (native), Old World (native),
Common Names: Black-headed sedge (Bahamas),
Synonyms: Schoenus nigricans L. var. ambiguus Kük. (Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 44: 171. 1938.),
Citations:1). Adams, C.D. 1972. Flowering Plants of Jamaica. University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica. 848 pp. 2). Barker, H.D. and W.S. Dardeau. 1930. La Flore d'Haiti. Port-au-Prince. 456 pp. 3). Correll, D.S. and H.B. Correll, 1982. Flora of the Bahama Archipelago. J. Cramer, FL-9490 Vaduz, Germany. 1692 pp. 4). Original publication consulted. 5). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. 2008. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Website:
Last edited 23 Sep 09