Madagascar, Nepal to Japan and W. Malesia as per WCSP;


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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 


SK83AUG18-1016:ID : 6 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (6)
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.


SK 3861 24 September 2023: 5 high res. images.
Location: Surya Binayak, Bhaktapur, Nepal
Altitude: 1500m.
Date: 28 August 2023
Habit : Wild
Carex cruciata Wahlenb. ?

Yes, I can agree with young material of Carex cruciata Wahlenb., sect. Indicae, native to India and also in other Asian countries, e.g. Japan. When young there are white flowers, later turning into brown.


Grass sp. from Assam KD 19 Aprl.24: 2 images.
Attached images are grass sp. from Assam. Please ID of the sp.
Date : 28.03.24
Location: Assam
Family : Poaceae
Genus & species : ??
Habit : Herb. Grows in hilly area

Carex cruciata Wahlenb.

Yes, it looks indeed like Carex cruciata, I can agree.



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