Carex turrita

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Carex turrita


Leaves basal and up to 3 higher on the stem, shorter than the stem, stiff, flat or with slightly revolute margins, with scabrid margins and asperous upper surface towards the long attenuate apex, 2-7 mm wide; Inflorescence an often interrupted slender panicle to 50 cm long, consisting of 3-8 fascicles, lower fascicles distant, upper approximate.


Asia-Tropical: New Guinea present; Philippines (Philippines present)
Malesia: Philippines and New Guinea.


C. B. Clarke 1907 – In: Philip. J. Sc.: Bot. 108
C. B. Clarke 1908 – In: Kew Bull.: 74
Nelmes 1951 – In: Reinwardtia: 335
Merr. 1923 – In: En. Philip.: 142
Kuk. 1911 – In: Philip. J. Sc.: Bot. 63