Fimbristylis fimbristyloides

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Fimbristylis fimbristyloides

Description

Dwarf annual with fibrous roots. Leaves much shorter than the stems, strongly falcate in the same direction (to the right or to the left), flat, abruptly acuminate, apiculate, antrorsely spinulose- scabrid on the margins, (1-)2 mm wide; Inflorescence simple or subcompound, loose, with 3-10 spikelets, up to 4 cm long. Stamens (1-)2(-3);

Distribution

Asia-Tropical: New Guinea present; Sulawesi (Sulawesi present), Australasia: Queensland (Queensland present), Burma present, E. Thailand present, Flores present, Kangean Arch present, Lesser Sunda Is present, Madura present, N. Borneo present, N. Sumatra present, Ryu Kyu Is present, S. China present, S. Korea present, W. and Central Java present, tropical Australia present
Burma, E. Thailand, S. China, Ryu Kyu Is., S. Korea, tropical Australia (Queensland); in Malesia: N. Sumatra, W. and Central Java, Madura, Kangean Arch., Lesser Sunda Is. (Flores), N. Borneo, Celebes, New Guinea.

Citation

DRUCE 1967 – In: Blumea. p 437
KERN 1955 – In: Blumea. p 129
BACK. 1949 – In: Bekn. Fl. Java, (em. ed.). fam. 246, p. 18
OHWI 1944 – In: Mem. Coll. Sc. Kyoto Imp. Un. B. p 60
KERN 1968 – In: Back. & Bakh.f., Fl. Java 3. p 468
S. T. BLAKE 1954 – In: J. Arn. Arb. p 221
KOYAMA 1961 – In: J. Fac. Sc. Un. Tokyo. p 117