Monographs Details: Machaerina
Authority: Maguire, Bassett. 1972. The botany of the Guayana Highland--part IX. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 23: 1-832.
Family:Cyperaceae
Scientific Name:Machaerina
Discussion:

1. Machaerina filifolia Grisebach. Cuba.

2a. Machaerina restioides (Swartz) Vahl subsp restioides. West Indies.

2b. Machaerina restioides Vahl subsp effusa (Grisebach) T. Koyama, stat nov based on Machaerina restioides Vahl var effusa Grisebach, Mem. Am. Sci. II. 8: 535. 1860. Cuba and Hispaniola.

3. Machaerina cubensis (K√ľkenthal) T. Koyama. Cuba and Hispaniola.

4a. Machaerina scirpoidea (Steudel) T. Koyama subsp scirpoidea. Chile.

4b. Machaerina scirpoidea subsp ficticia (Hemsley) T. Koyama, stat nov based on Cladium ficticium Hemsley, Bot. Challenger Voy. 3: 59. t. 60, f. 5-7. 1884. Southern Brazil.

5. Machaerina ensifolia (Böckeler) T. Koyama. Southern Brazil.