Monographs Details: Rhynchospora pilosa (Kunth) Boeckeler subsp. pilosa
Authority: Maguire, Bassett. 1972. The botany of the Guayana Highland--part IX. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 23: 1-832.
Family:Cyperaceae
Description:Distribution and Ecology - Distribution. Southeastern Brazil, State of Minas Gerais, and surroundings. BRAZIL. [Without details,] Sellow s n (B); Cavaca, Ule (K); Minas Gerais: Serra da Pedra Redonda, 4 km W of Serro, L. O. Williams & Assis 6906 (GH, NY), Itacolumi, in dry montane campo, Riedel 429 (B), Serra de Gran Mogol, in grassland, Martius 3371 (M), Serra do Espinhaço, campo slopes and outcrops, Serra do Cipó, Km 120 (ca 145 km N of Belo Horizonte), 1250 m alt, Irwin et al 20280 (NY), Serra do Espinhago, 7 km W of Grão Mogol, 950 m alt, Irwin et al 23391 (NY), Serra do Cabral, wet campo, summit of gray sandy soil, ca 8 km W of Joaquim Felício, 1200 m alt, Irwin et al 27126 (NY), Morro das Pedras, campo on red clay, ca 25 km NE of Patrocínio, 1050 m alt, Irwin et al 25548 (NY).

Discussion:

Dichromena pilosa Kunth, Enum. Pl. 2: 279. 1837.

[Schoenus hirtus Schrader ex Nees, FI. Brasil. 2(1): 114. 1842. Invalid name in synonymy.]

Scleria nana Böckeler, Allg. Bot. Zeitschr. 2: 158. 1896. Brazil, Glaziou 200431 (C, K, P).

Dichromena minarum C. B. Clarke, Kew Bull. Add. Ser. 8: 32, 117. 1908. Syntype. Brazil, Minas Gerais, Glaziou 20043! (K); Itacolumi, Riedel 429! (K, LE); Sierra da Lapa, Riedel 959! (K, LE).

Rhynchospora graminosa H. Pfeiffer, Repert. Sp. Nov. 38: 95. 1935. New name for Dichromena minarum C. B. Clarke, 1908, non Rhynchospora minarum Steudel, 1855.

Rhynchospora nana (Böckeler) H. Pfeiffer, Repert. Sp. Nov. 49: 82. 1940. Based on Scleria nana Böckeler.

Dichromena nana (Böckeler) Core, Brittonia 1: 243. 1934. Based on Scleria nana Böckeler.

Type. Brasilia meridionalis, Sellow s n (B!).

Distribution:Brazil South America|