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Xyridaceae C. Agardh. Yellow-eyed Grass Family.

As recognized more narrowly (excluding Abolboda, Aratitiyopea, and Orectanthe into the Abolbodaceae), a family of 2 genera and about 300-325 species, nearly cosmopolitan (most diverse in tropical and subtropical regions, and especially South America).

Ref: Kral (2000a) In Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2000); Kral In Kubitzki (1998b). Show full citations.

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