Difference between revisions of "Carex sect. Leptocephalae"

L. H. Bailey

Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 22: 131. 1886.

Synonyms: Carex sect. Polytrichoideae (Tuckerman) Mackenzie
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 23.
FNA>Volume Importer
imported>Volume Importer
(One intermediate revision by the same user not shown)
Line 45: Line 45:
|publication year=1886
|publication year=1886
|special status=
|special status=
|source xml=https://jpend@bitbucket.org/aafc-mbb/fna-data-curation.git/src/f50eec43f223ca0e34566be0b046453a0960e173/coarse_grained_fna_xml/V23/V23_1078.xml
|source xml=https://bitbucket.org/aafc-mbb/fna-data-curation/src/2e0870ddd59836b60bcf96646a41e87ea5a5943a/coarse_grained_fna_xml/V23/V23_1078.xml
|section=Carex sect. Leptocephalae
|section=Carex sect. Leptocephalae

Latest revision as of 21:38, 5 November 2020

Plants cespitose, short-rhizomatous. Culms brown at base. Leaves: basal sheaths not fibrous; sheath fronts membranous; blades V-shaped in cross section when young, glabrous. Inflorescence 1 spike per culm; bracts absent; spike androgynous. Proximal pistillate scales less than 10 mm, apex obtuse to acute or short-awned. Perigynia appressed-ascending, weakly veined, substipitate, elliptic to narrowly oblong, rounded- or flattened-trigonous in cross section, base long tapering, apex rounded or truncate, orifice entire or emarginate, glabrous; beak absent. Stigmas 3. Achenes obtusely to sharply trigonous, smaller than bodies of perigynia; style deciduous.


North America, West Indies.


Species 1.

Selected References


Lower Taxa