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Location: Pilot Baba Ashram, Bhaktapur , Nepal
Altitude: 5000 ft.
Date: 11 September 2016

Your plant is most probably Carex sp. belonging to the Family: Cyperaceae.

Carex sp.of Cyperaceae

Carex cruciata Wahlenb. (accepted name)
Nepali Name: लामो हात कटुवा Laamo Haat Katuwaa 


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Sharing some pictures for identification please. Shot at Nagarkot Nepal on 13 August 2016 at 6500 ft.

Carex sp. of Cyperaceae

But proper ID ??

Probably Carex cruciata

I guess correct ID. Thank you …!

Thanks, …, for id.
… images in this post look like this image in GBIF
Earlier mages at Carex cruciata look this image in GBIF.

Could be difference in maturity of the inflorescence, one in early stage with mostly male anthesis and the other with mature female with developed ovary.


MS,Oct,2021/61 Cyperaceae ? for id.: 2 images.
Location : Tamdil
Date : 09-11-2015
Habit : Perennial herb
Habitat : Wild

Carex !

Seems to be Carex cruciata Wahlenb.

MS,Nov.,2021/28 Carex or Scleria sp. ? for id.: 1 very high res. image.
Location : Dampui-ngaw

Date : 24/08/2016
Habit : Herb
Habitat : Wild

To me it appears close to images at Carex cruciata Wahlenb.

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