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Liaoxia

Cyperales - Cyperaceae

Taxonomy
Liaoxia was named by Cao et al. (1998). Its type is Liaoxia chenii.

It was assigned to Cyperaceae by Cao et al. (1998).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1998Liaoxia Cao et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomPlantae
subkingdomEmbryophyta
phylumAngiospermae
subclassMonocotyledoneae
RankNameAuthor
subclassCommelinidae
orderCyperales
familyCyperaceaeJussieu 1789
genusLiaoxia

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
ReferenceDiagnosis
Z. Cao et al. 1998Herbaceous plant. Panicle; oppositely branching 1-2 times at a narrow angle, with longitudinal striations on the surface of rachis and branches, bearing two linear or ligulate bracts below each pair of branches. Spikelets ovate or elongated outline, solitary and terminal, composed of numerous glumes; glumes helically born upon the axis of spikelet, ovate, with awn-like apex.