Carex baccans

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Carex baccans

Description

Leaves all over the stem, often overtopping the inflorescence, long-attenuate, coriaceous, flat or with revolute margins, asperous on the upper surface in the apical part, with scabrous margins, 5-18 mm wide; Inflorescence paniculate, compound or decompound, oblong, occupying 1/3-1/2 of the stem, erect or somewhat nodding at the top;

Distribution

Asia-Tropical: East Himalaya (Sikkim present); India present; Jawa (Jawa present); Lesser Sunda Is. (Bali present); Malaya (Peninsular Malaysia present); New Guinea present; Philippines (Philippines present); Sumatera (Sumatera present); Thailand (Thailand present), Ceylon present, Lesser Sunda Is present, Lombok present, Luzon present, Pahang present, S. China present, Southern America: Argentina Northeast (Formosa present)
Ceylon, India (Sikkim and Khasia), S. China and Formosa, and through Thailand and Indo-China to Malesia; in Malesia: Sumatra, Malay Peninsula (Pahang), Java, Lesser Sunda Is. (Bali, Lombok), Philippines (Luzon), New Guinea.

Notes

This beautiful species seems to be sometimes cultivated as an ornamental in temperate regions; see ).

Citation

Nees 1951 – In: Reinwardtia. p 322
Back. 1949 – In: Bekn. Fl. Java, (em. ed.). fam. 246, p. 68
cf. Back. 1938 – In: Brittonia. p 76
Steudt. 1855 – In: Syn. p 207
Koord. 1911 – In: Exk. Fl. Java. p 211
Kunth 1837 – In: En. p 513
Raym. 1959 – In: Mem. Jard. Bot. Montreal. p 50
Miq. 1856 – In: Fl. Ind. Bat. p 350
O. K. 1891 – In: Rev. Gen. Pl. p 747
Nees 1965 – In: Dansk Bot. Ark. p 257
Ridl. 1925 – In: Fl. Mal. Pen. p 184
Boott 1860: p. 83. – In: Ill. t. 234-236, 238, 239
Nees 1894 – In: Fl. Br. Ind. p 722
Koyama 1962 – In: J. Fac. Sc. Tokyo Un. p 216
Merr. 1923 – In: En. Philip. p 136
Steudt. 1854 – In: Zoll., Syst. Verz. 1. p 60
Camus 1912 – In: Fl. Gen. I.-C. p 185
Nees 1911 – In: Philip. J. Sc. Bot. 59
Clarke 1893 – In: Bot. Mag. t. 7288
Nees 1904 – In: J. Linn. Soc. Bot. p 14
Clarke 1904 – In: J. Linn. Soc. Bot. p 14
Boeck. 1876 – In: Linnaea. p 339
Nelmes 1950: Kew Bull. p 194
Nees 1907 – In: Philip. J. Sc. Bot. 108
Kuk. 1909: p. 258. – In: Pfl. R. Heft. f. 39E-H
Ohwi 1936 – In: Mem. Coll. Sc. Kyoto Imp. Un. p 462
Kern 1968 – In: Back. & Bakh.f., Fl. Java 3. p 493
Steen. 1972: Mt. Fl. Java. pl. 15-1