Mexico 2013 Flora de San Luis Potosi y Queretaro

Voucher:AN 473

Cyperaceae
Cypringlea analecta (Beetle) M.T.Strong

Location:San Luis Potosi, Xilitla, La Trinidad, on top of 'El Pilon'
Coordinates: 21°23'55" N, 99°04'34" W Alt: 2144m

Clump-forming, 40 cm tall. Spikelets pale green. Anthers pale brown.
Rock outcop above the forest. Growing on SW side of the rocks with Vesalea grandifolia and Verbesina.

Identification Notes: M. Socorro González Elizondoet al. (2008), 'Sinopsis de Scirpus s.l. (Cyperaceae) para Mexico' Acta Botanica Mexicana 82. Involucral bracts 7, different sizes. Spikelets in fascicles, ca. 8-flowered. Glumes and scales obtuse. Flowers bisexual, stamens 3, stigmas 3, style not thickened at base.

Nova, J.A. de #473      14 June 2013

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peduncle peduncle

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spikelet spikelet florets, glumes florets, glumes floret floret
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