Eleocharis (sect. Eleogenus) ser. Maculosae
Rhodora 31: 128. 1929.
Plants annual or perennial, rhizomatous or not. Leaves: distal leaf-sheaths without a tooth. Achenes prominent, apex often constricted proximal to tubercle. Tubercles not dorsiventrally compressed, similar in cross-section to achene.
Tropical to temperate latitudes worldwide, primarily neotropical
Species ca. 12 (3 in the flora).