Bulbostylis is a genus of plants in the sedge family. They are sometimes called hairsedges. There are over 200 species of these clump-forming plants of dry grasslands and warm and tropical savannas worldwide. They have solid, rounded, grooved stems and long, thin basal leaves. They bear spikelets of flowers.

Hairsedges
Bulbostylis neglecta scale.jpg
Bulbostylis neglecta
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Clade: Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Cyperaceae
Genus: Bulbostylis
Kunth
Type species
Bulbostylis capillaris
(L.) Kunth ex C.B. Clarke.
Species

100+; See text

Synonyms[1]
  • Stenophyllus Raf.
  • Oncostylis Nees

Selected species:

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