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56. CAREX sect. HELEOGLOCHIN Dumortier, Fl. Belg. 146. 1827.

圆锥薹草组 yuan zhui tai cao zu

Rhizome elongate, shortly creeping. Culms loosely tufted; sheaths red-brown or yellow punctate. Inflorescence ± branched; spikes androgynous, lower spikes forming a spicate-paniculate inflorescence. Utricles leathery, unequally biconvex.

About 15 species: N and W Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America, Pacific islands; one species in China.

Lower Taxon


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