Bolboschoenus is a genus of plants in the sedge family, of nearly cosmopolitan distribution.[3][4][5] Epipaleolithic and Neolithic peoples used ground root tubers of these plants to make the first breads.[6][7]

Bolboschoenus
Bolboschoenus yagara.jpeg
B. yagara infructescences
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Clade: Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Cyperaceae
Genus: Bolboschoenus
(Asch.) Palla in Hallier & Brand [1]
Type species
Bolboschoenus maritimus [2]
Synonyms[3][2]
Accepted species

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^  Palla's treatment of Ascherson's Scirpus sect. Bolboschoenus, which he ranked as the genus Bolboschoenus, was published in Synopsis der Deutschen und Schweizer Flora, enthaltend die genauer bekannten phanerogamischen gewächse, so wie die cryptogamischen gefäss-pflanzen, welche in Deutschland, der Schweiz, in Preussen und Istrien wild wachsen, Edition 3. 2531. 1905. Hallier & Brand, Leipzig. Plant Name Details for Genus Bolboschoenus. IPNI. Retrieved August 8, 2010.
  2. ^ a b "Name - Bolboschoenus (Asch.) Palla". Tropicos. Saint Louis, Missouri: Missouri Botanical Garden. Retrieved August 8, 2010.
  3. ^ a b Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  4. ^ Govaerts, R. & Simpson, D.A. (2007). World Checklist of Cyperaceae. Sedges: 1-765. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  5. ^ Hroudová, Z., Gregor, T. & Zákravsky, P. (2009). Die verbreitung von Bolboschoenus-Arten in Deutschland. Kochia 4: 1-22.
  6. ^ González Carretero, Lara; Wollstonecroft, Michèle; Fuller, Dorian Q. (2017-03-16). "A methodological approach to the study of archaeological cereal meals: a case study at Çatalhöyük East (Turkey)". Vegetation History and Archaeobotany. 26 (4): 415–432. doi:10.1007/s00334-017-0602-6. ISSN 0939-6314. PMC 5486841. PMID 28706348.
  7. ^ Arranz-Otaegui, Amaia; Carretero, Lara Gonzalez; Ramsey, Monica N.; Fuller, Dorian Q.; Richter, Tobias (2018-07-11). "Archaeobotanical evidence reveals the origins of bread 14,400 years ago in northeastern Jordan". Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 115 (31): 7925–7930. doi:10.1073/pnas.1801071115. ISSN 0027-8424. PMC 6077754. PMID 30012614.