Fuirena ciliaris (L.) Roxb., Hort. Bengal. 81 1814. (Syn: Fuirena ciliata Steud.; Fuirena rottboellii Nees; Fuirena striata Llanos; Scirpus aristatus Willd.; Scirpus ciliatus Rottb.; Scirpus pilosus Retz.)
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Erect, tufted, non-rhizomatous annual herbs; culms 10-34 cm tall, slender, obtusely angular, 2-4-noded, pubescent. Leaves 2.5 – 9 x 0.3-0.6 cm, linear or linear-lanceolate, base rounded, apex acute, wholly pubescent, 3-5-nerved, basal leaves reduced to bladless sheaths; sheaths to 2.5 cm long; ligules 1-2 mm long, hairy. Inflorescence with 1 to 3 glomerulous clusters of spikelets; clusters 1-2 cm across, bearing 4-10 spikelets; bracts leaf-like. Spikelets 5-10 x 2.5 – 3.5 mm, ovate or oblong-elliptic, squarrose, pubescent. Glumes spiral, 1.5-2 x 1 mm, oblong-obovate, pubescent, 3-nerved; awn c. 1 mm long, recurved. Hypogynous bristles 3, scabrid. Hypogynous scales 3, c. 1 x 0.5 mm, longitudinally rectangular with 3-denticulate apex, base long-stipitate. Stamens 3. Stigmas 3, papillose. Nuts c. 1 x 0.5 mm, obovate to elliptic, triquetrous.
Flowering and fruiting: January-March
Marshy areas in grasslands and paddy fields
Cyperaceae from STR 101209 – NSD 127 : 9 posts by 5 authors. Attachments (2)
This small grass is from Satpura tiger Reserve Hoshangabad
I think it is sp spe from Cyperaceae, photographed on 9-12-09
Experts pl id it
I have little knowledge in grasses but still trying is this Carex grayi?
Perhaps Fuirena ciliaris (= Scirpus), a sedge.
Yes I also think as Fuirena ciliaris (= Scirpus), a sedge as identified by …
286 ID wild grass: 10 high res. images.
Please ID wild grass,
Location: near Reserve Forest, Chathamattom, Ernakulam District, (Kochi) Kerala PIN:686671
Flower date: 20.02.2022. 12.30pm
Habitat: wild, moisture, stream sand ridge
Plant habit: erect, branches, slender weak pseudostem, hairy, annual
Height: 12 cm
Leaves: basal rosette, alternate, lengthy, apex, hairy, size: 15×0.3cm
Flower: racemose, diameter: 15 mm, green, non fragrant
Camera: CANON EOS1500D
Most Cyperaceae sp. have lite or strong aromatic taste and smell. I already checked this, but doesn’t feel any of these properties, so I am confused. Very rare and only one here,
Yes, it is Fuirena umbellata of Cyperaceae,
thank you very much for ID my plant,
Google said sedge plant have triangular stem, but pseudostem of this plant is cylindrical,
Yes, … Appears close to images at Fuirena umbellata
Furirena sps of Cyperaceae
It is Fuirena sp., can be F. ciliaris (L.) Roxb.