Rhynchospora sect. Haplostylis

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Rhynchospora sect. Haplostylis



Of all the Malesian members of this section KÜKENTHAL calls the lower flower hermaphrodite, the upper 1-2 male (triandrous) or sterile. Only in R. rubra I found in a few spikelets a single stamen in the lower flower and the upper flower(s) generally triandrous. In the other species the lower flower is always female, the upper one male (diandrous).


Clarke 1893 – In: Fl. Br. Ind.: 669
NEES 1835 – In: Linnaea: 295