Yunnan 2010 Caprifoliaceae for the Flora of China


Carex filicina Nees in Wight    

Region:Yunnan; Nujiang Lisu Autonomous Pref.; Lushui Xian
Gazetteer:Gao li gong shan, 50 km from Liuku to Yao Jiaping on the 316 provincial road.
Coordinates: 25.9720 N, 98.7062 E  Alt: 2613m 

50 cm tall, forming clumps, 3 stigmas, male flowers at the top. Inflorescence paniculate with swollen gland at base of each spikelet. Leaves flat. Glume brown 1/2 as long as utricule.
S facing slope, roadside. Growing on wet rock with moss.

Identification Notes:Verified with Flora of China online Inflorescence emerging from a tubular sheath. Glumes awnless. Utricules long beaked, glabrous. Nutlets trigonous.
Ancillary Collections: Photos, DNA 

Borosova, R.; Guo, Y.; Landrein, S.; Liu, C.; Osborne, J. & Zhang, T.#2063               25 July 2010

morphological details

spikelets spikelets inflorescence rachis inflorescence rachis inflorescence rachis inflorescence rachis

spikelet spikelet

male flowers male flowers

female flowers female flowers

utricules utricules utricule anmd glumme utricule anmd glumme achene achene
achene section achene section abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface
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Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

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