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Empodisma is a genus of herbaceous rush-like plants in the family Restionaceae first described in 1974.[1][2][3] It is native to Australia and New Zealand.[4]

Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Clade: Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Restionaceae
Genus: Empodisma
L.A.S.Johnson & D.F.Cutler
  • Empodisma gracillimum (F.Muell.) L.A.S.Johnson & D.F.Cutler - Western Australia
  • Empodisma minus (Hook.f.) L.A.S.Johnson & D.F.Cutler - Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania, South Australia, North Island of New Zealand
  • Empodisma robustum Wagstaff & B.R.Clarkson - North Island of New Zealand


  1. ^ "Empodisma L.A.S.Johnson & D.F.Cutler". Australian Plant Name Index (APNI), IBIS database. Centre for Plant Biodiversity Research, Australian Government.
  2. ^ Johnson, Lawrence Alexander Sidney & Cutler, David Frederick. 1974. Kew Bulletin 28: 383
  3. ^ Tropicos, Empodisma L.A.S. Johnson & D.F. Cutler
  4. ^ a b Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families