Browse the Western Australian Flora

Browse the complete list of WA’s families of plants, fungi, algae and protists. Icons to the right indicate additional content available, and the plus symbol beside each name will expand the family listing to include its component genera. The same functions are then available for the genera in order to display all WA species for that group.

Cyperaceae Juss.
Gen.Pl. [Jussieu] 26 (1789)
Abildgaardia Vahl
Enum.Pl. 2:296 (1805)
Actinoschoenus Benth.
Hooker's Icon.Pl. 14:33 (1881)
Ammothryon R.L.Barrett, K.L.Wilson & J.J.Bruhl
Telopea 24:76 (2021)
Anthelepis R.L.Barrett, K.L.Wilson & J.J.Bruhl
Austral.Syst.Bot. 32:276 (2019)
Arthrostylis R.Br.
Prodr.Fl.Nov.Holland. 229 (1810)
Baumea Gaudich.
Voy.Uranie [Freycinet] 416, Tab. 29 (1830)
Bolboschoenus (Asch.) Palla
Syn.Deut.Schweiz.Fl. 2531 (1907)
Bulbostylis Kunth
Enum.Pl. 2:205 (1837)
Carex L.
Sp.Pl. 2:972 (1753)
Carpha R.Br.
Prodr.Fl.Nov.Holland. 230 (1810)
Caustis R.Br.
Prodr.Fl.Nov.Holland. 239 (1810)
Chaetospora R.Br.
Prodr.Fl.Nov.Holland. 232 (1810)
Chorizandra R.Br.
Prodr.Fl.Nov.Holland. 221 (1810)
Chrysitrix L.
Mant.Pl.Altera 165,304 (1771)
Cladium P.Browne
Civ.Nat.Hist.Jamaica p114 (1756)
Crosslandia W.Fitzg.
The Western Mail 21:9 (1906)
Cyathochaeta Nees
Pl.Preiss. 2(1):86 (1848)
Cyperus L.
Sp.Pl. 1:44 (1753)
Eleocharis R.Br.
Prodr.Fl.Nov.Holland. 224 (1810)
Evandra R.Br.
Prodr.Fl.Nov.Holland. 239 (1810)
Ficinia Schrad.
Comment.Soc.Regiae Sci.Gott. p143 (1832)
Fimbristylis Vahl
Enum.Pl. 2:285 (1805)
Fuirena Rottb.
Descr.Icon.Rar.Pl. p70, t. 19, fig. 3. (1773)
Gahnia J.R.Forst. & G.Forst.
Char.Gen.Pl. p51, t. 26. (1775)
Gymnoschoenus Nees
Ann.Mag.Nat.Hist. p47 (1841)
Hymenochaeta T.Lestib.
Essai Cypér. 43 (1819)
Isolepis R.Br.
Prodr.Fl.Nov.Holland. 221 (1810)
Juncellus C.B.Clarke
Fl.Brit.India 6:594 (1893)
Lepidosperma Labill.
Nov.Holl.Pl. 1:14 (1805)
Lipocarpha R.Br.
Narrative of an Expedition to the Congo Appendix 459 (1818)
Machaerina Vahl
Enum.Pl. 2:238 (1805)
Mesomelaena Nees
Pl.Preiss. 2(1):88 (1848)
Morelotia Gaudich.
Voy.Uranie [Freycinet] 4:416 (1829)
Netrostylis R.L.Barrett, J.J.Bruhl & K.L.Wilson
Telopea 24:55-57 (2021)
Pycreus P.Beauv.
Fl.Oware 2:t. 86. (1816)
Reedia F.Muell.
Fragm. 1:239, t. 10. (1858)
Rhynchospora Vahl
Enum.Pl. 2:229 (1805)
Rhyncospora
Schoenoplectiella Lye
Lidia 6:20 (2003)
Schoenoplectus (Rchb.) Palla
Verh.K.K.Zool.-Bot.Ges.Wien (1888)
Schoenus L.
Sp.Pl. 2:42 (1753)
Scirpus L.
Sp.Pl. 1:47 (1753)
Scleria P.J.Bergius
Kongl.Vetensk.Acad.Nya Handl. 142, Tab. 4, 5 (1765)
Scleroschoenus K.L.Wilson, J.J.Bruhl & R.L.Barrett
Bot.J.Linn.Soc. 196:181 (2021)
Tetraria P.Beauv.
Mem.Cl.Sci.Math.Inst.Natl.France 16:54 (1816)
Tetrariopsis C.B.Clarke
Bull.Misc.Inform.Kew, Addit.Ser. 8:45 (1908)
Tricostularia Lehm.
Nov.Stirp.Pug. 8:50 (1844)

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A taxon name that is no longer current will retain its ‘Threatened’, ‘Extinct’, or ‘Extinct in the Wild’ status until a new name has been published in a Biodiversity Conservation Order.