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49. Carex sect. Grallatoriae Kükenthal in Engler, Pflanzenr. 38(IV. 20): 88. 1909.

短喙薹草组 duan hui tai cao zu

Authors: Yancheng Tang, Shuren Zhang & Tetsuo Koyama

Inflorescence 1-spiked, terminal, androgynous [or plants dioecious], female part sparsely flowered. Female glumes red-brown, clasping rachilla at base. Utricle obovate-oblong to obovate-elliptic, sparsely hirsute on upper half, nerveless except for 2 costas, base gradually tapering into a short stipe, apex abruptly contracted into a short recurved beak. Nutlet without reduced rachilla; stigmas 3.

One species: China (Taiwan), Japan.

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