Scleria verticillata Muhl. ex Willd. (Sp. Pl. 4: 317. 1805.)
Localities: West Indies (native), Greater Antilles [ Cuba (native), Puerto Rico (native)[], ], Bahamas (native), North America (native), Mexico (native), Central America (native), South America (native),
Common Names: Low nut-rush (Bahamas),
Synonyms: Scleria verticillata Muhl. ex Willd. f. capillaris Kük. (Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 23: 214. 1926.),
Citations:1). Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. and M.T. Strong. 2005. Monocots and Gymnosperms of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 52: 1-415. 2). Correll, D.S. and H.B. Correll, 1982. Flora of the Bahama Archipelago. J. Cramer, FL-9490 Vaduz, Germany. 1692 pp. 3). León, F., 1946; León, F. and H. Alain, 1951-1957. Flora de Cuba. Habana. 4). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. 2008. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Website:
Last edited 07 Mar 08