Carex pruinosa

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Carex pruinosa


Leaves greyish green to glaucous, 2-6 mm wide;


Annam present, Asia-Temperate: Korea present, Asia-Tropical: Assam (Assam present); Jawa (Jawa present); Maluku (Maluku absent); Sumatera (Sumatera present), Buru absent, Diëng plateau present, Jang plateau present, Japan present, NE. Thailand present, several localities in Priangan present
Assam, Annam, NE. Thailand; in Malesia: Java (West: several localities in Priangan; Central: Dieng plateau; East: Jang plateau). In the Leyden Herbarium there is a sheet labelled "Sumatra, Waitz", but Waitz probably did not visit this island. See . Kukenthal's record for the Moluccas (Buru) refers to a collection of C.phacota; see there. The rather different subsp. maximowiczii (Miq.) Kuk. (C. maximowiczii Miq.) in Japan and Korea; see Koyama, l.c., with map.


According to Backer l.c., 52. Carex phacota and C. pruinosa would be connected by intermediates, but I have not seen any transitional forms and I find the two clearly distinct.
Carex pruinosa f. tristigmatosa Back, belongs to 39. C. maculata Boott.


Kuk. 1909 – In: Pfl. R. Heft: 352
Boott 1846 – In: Trans. Linn. Soc.: 131
Boott 1858: p. 65. – In: Ill.: t. 174
Boott 1904 – In: J. Linn. Soc. Bot.: 7
Boott 1898 – In: J. Linn. Soc. Bot.: 111
Raym. 1959 – In: Mem. Jard. Bot. Montreal: 56
Kern 1968 – In: Back. & Bakh.f., Fl. Java 3: 494
Boott 1965 – In: Dansk Bot. Ark.: 258
Steud. 1855 – In: Syn.: 213
Back. 1949 – In: Bekn. Fl. Java, (em. ed.): fam. 246, p. 62
Koyama 1959 – In: Bot. Mag. Tokyo: 300, 306
Clarke 1894 – In: Fl. Br. Ind.: 709
Miq. 1856 – In: Fl. Ind. Bat.: 352
Nelmes 1951 – In: Reinwardtia: 428