Carex filicina Nees, Contr. Bot. India 123 1834. (syn: Carex caricina (D.Don) Ghildyal & U.C.Bhattach.; Carex caricina var. glaucina (Boeckeler) Ghildyal & U.C.Bhattach.; Carex caricina var. leptocarpa (C.B.Clarke) Ghildyal & U.C.Bhattach.; Carex caricina var. microgyna (C.B.Clarke) Karth.; Carex caricina var. minor Ghildyal & U.C.Bhattach.; Carex ceylanica var. saturata (C.B.Clarke) Kük.; Carex filicina var. ciliata Kuntze; Carex filicina f. depauperata Kük.; Carex filicina var. hirta Kuntze; Carex filicina var. laevis Kuntze; Carex filicina var. laucina (Boeckeler) Kük.; Carex filicina var. leptocarpa (C.B.Clarke) Kük.; Carex filicina var. meiogyna (Nees) Strachey; Carex filicina var. microgyna C.B.Clarke; Carex filicina subsp. pseudofilicina (Hayata) T.Koyama; Carex filicina var. saturata (C.B.Clarke) Kük.; Carex filicina var. subdensa F.T.Wang & Tang; Carex glaucina Boeckeler; Carex leptocarpa C.B.Clarke; Carex meiogyna Nees; Carex neoguineensis C.B.Clarke; Carex nilagirica Hochst. ex Steud.; Carex pseudofilicina Hayata; Carex saturata C.B.Clarke; Carex sclerioides Ridl.; Carex subfilicina Ohwi; Cyperus caricinus D.Don, nom. rej.);
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China to Tropical Asia: Assam, Bangladesh, Borneo, China South-Central, China Southeast, Christmas I., Cocos (Keeling) Is., East Himalaya, Hainan, India, Jawa, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Malaya, Maluku, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Taiwan, Thailand, Tibet, Vietnam, West Himalaya as per POWO;
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Perennials, culms to 120 cm tall, slender. Leaves 30-60 x 0.8 cm, scabrous. Sheath rounded, closed. Partial panicles 8-10 x 3 cm; bracts to 30 cm long; bracteoles filiform. Spikelets 1.5 cm long; male portion 3-4 mm long, narrower; pistillate glumes 2 mm long, reddish brown; utricle 3.5 mm long, scabrid, blotched with red spots; beak 1.5 mm long, deeply bifid. Staminate glumes 3 x 1.5 mm, acute.
Flowering and fruiting: May-August
All forest types
(Attributions- Dr. N Sasidharan (Dr. B P Pal Fellow), Kerala Forest Research Institute, Peechi as per India Biodiversity Portal)
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SK 2863 12 January 2021 – Grass
5 high resolution images.

Location: Chandragiri
Date: November 2020
Altitude: 1846m.
Habitat : Wild 
Some carex ??


Please check Scleria


Scleria oblata S.T.Blake ex J.Kern  Syn :  Scleria laevis Willd.  ??


It seems to be Carex filicina Nees


 

 

 


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References: POWO  Catalogue of Life  The Plant List Ver.1.1  WCSP  IPNI  GBIF (High resolution specimens) High resolution specimen  BSI Flora of India  Flora of China  FOC illustration  Flora of Pakistan  FOP illustration Annotated checklist of Flowering plants of Nepal  Flora of peninsular India JSTOR (Specimen) Dinesh Valke’s Flickr Post  Flowers of India  India Biodiversity Portal  IBIS Flora Biotik  Kerala plants Wikipedia  IUCN Red List (LC) PFAF  Wikimedia Commons  Encyclopedia of Life (Specimen)  Dave’s Garden Top Tropicals  Plant illustrations  Herbarium Catalogue Useful Tropical Plants

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