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Eriophorum L. (cottongrasses, bog-cottons)

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NBN NBN (data.nbn.org.uk) has the UK distribution map of Eriophorum (cottongrasses, bog-cottons)

Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Genus)

Taxon Rank #refs #webs

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Eriophorum may also be covered by literature listed under:

BIOTA
(living things)
Eukaryota
(eukaryotes)
PLANTAE
(plants)
TRACHEOPHYTA
(vascular plants)
MAGNOLIOPSIDA
(flowering plants)
LILIIDAE
(monocotyledonous flowering plants)
POALES
(grasses, sedges & rushes)
CYPERACEAE
(cotton-grasses, spike-rushes and sedges)

Feeding and other inter-species relationships

Associated with Eriophorum:

leaf (dead) dead leaf is decayed by immersed, linearly arranged pseudothecium Mycosphaerella lineolata - an ascomycete (Capnodiales: Mycosphaerellaceae) Ellis, M.B. & J.P., 1997
leaf? leaf? is mined by larva Cerodontha geniculata - a leaf-mining fly (Diptera: Agromyzidae) Spencer, K.A., 1972
pollen? pollen? is foodplant of adult Plateumaris discolor - a reed beetle (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) Cox, M.L., 2007
rhizome rhizome is foodplant of larva Plateumaris discolor - a reed beetle (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) Cox, M.L., 2007
root root is foodplant of larva Plateumaris discolor - a reed beetle (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) Cox, M.L., 2007
root root may house cocoon Plateumaris discolor - a reed beetle (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) Cox, M.L., 2007
stem (dead) dead stem is decayed by immersed, linearly arranged pseudothecium Mycosphaerella lineolata - an ascomycete (Capnodiales: Mycosphaerellaceae) Ellis, M.B. & J.P., 1997
stem? stem? may contain larva Cerodontha geniculata - a leaf-mining fly (Diptera: Agromyzidae) Spencer, K.A., 1972

Eriophorum may be associated with more taxa listed at higher taxonomic level

PLANTAE
(plants)
TRACHEOPHYTA
(vascular plants)
MAGNOLIOPSIDA
(flowering plants)
LILIIDAE
(monocotyledonous flowering plants)
CYPERACEAE
(cotton-grasses, spike-rushes and sedges)
Herbaceous Plants (via Liliidae)

References

Cox, M.L., 2007 Atlas of the Seed and Leaf Beetles of Britain and Ireland
Ellis, M.B. & J.P., 1997 Microfungi on Land Plants: An Identification Handbook
Spencer, K.A., 1972 Diptera: Agromyzidae
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