Hypolytrum compactum

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Hypolytrum compactum


Leaves about as long as or longer than the stem, subcoriaceous, flat, more or less scabrous on the margins in the upper part, pale green, 7-14 mm wide, two lateral nerves very prominent beneath; Inflorescence compound, with several to many spikelets, contracted into a very dense, ovoid to globose mass, 2-5 by 1½-4 cm, the lowest cluster often somewhat remote, rarely the whole inflorescence somewhat open. Flowers slightly shorter than the glumes, narrowly elliptic;


Andamans present, Aru Is present, Asia-Tropical: Borneo present; Maluku (Maluku present); New Guinea present; Philippines (Philippines present); Sulawesi (Sulawesi present), Australasia: Queensland (Queensland present), Cape York Peninsula present, Ceram present, Japen present, Kendari present, Luzon present, Mindoro present, Palawan present, Waigeo present
Andamans (CLARKE, l.c.), Indo-China, Queensland (Cape York Peninsula); in Malesia: Borneo, Philippines (Palawan, Mindoro, Luzon), Celebes (Kendari), Moluccas (Ceram), New Guinea (incl. Japen, Waigeo, and Aru Is.).


STEUD. 1855 – In: Syn.: 132
Merr. 1921: En. Born.: 53?
BOECK. 1871 – In: Linnaea: 127
WINKL. 1910 – In: Bot. Jahrb.: 523?
S. T. BLAKE 1947 – In: J. Arn. Arb.: 201
VALCK. SUR. 1912 – In: Nova Guinea: 709
KÜK. 1924 – In: Bot. Jahrb.: 53
OHWI 1942 – In: Bot. Mag. Tokyo: 209
Merr. 1923 – In: En. Philip.: 102
UITTIEN 1936 – In: Rec. Trav. Bot. Néerl.: 155
NEES 1843 – In: NOV. Act. Ac. Caes. Leop.-Car.: 73
CAMUS 1912 – In: Fl. Gén. I.-C.: 178
KURZ 1869 – In: J. As. Soc. Beng.: 75
F.-VILL. 1882: Nov. App.: 309
ex KUNTH 1837 – In: En.: 271
NEES & MEY. 1938 – In: Bot. Jahrb.: 261
Miq. 1856 – In: Fl. Ind. Bat.: 333
Merr. 1906 – In: Philip. J. Sc.: Suppl. 29
Clarke 1907 – In: Philip. J. Sc.: Bot. 109