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6. Carex sect. Euprepes Nelmes & Airy Shaw, Hooker’s Icon. Pl. 35: t. 3433. 1943.

菰叶薹草组 gu ye tai cao zu

Authors: Shuren Zhang & Tetsuo Koyama

Culms aphyllopodic, surrounded at base with only bladeless sheaths. Blade-bearing leaves borne on upper part of culms; leaf blade lanceolate to narrowly elliptic, narrowed toward both ends, transversely septate. Involucral bracts much longer than inflorescence. Inflorescence spicate or spikelike. Spikes androgynous. Utricles densely pubescent.

Two or three species: S China and Indochina; one species (endemic) in China.

Lower Taxon


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