Lipocarpha microcephala

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Lipocarpha microcephala


Annual. Leaves usually much shorter than the stems, weak, flat or involute, gradually acuminate, acute, smooth, or minutely scaberulous at the very top, 1-2 mm wide. Inflorescence ½-1 cm across. Stamens 1(-2);


Ambon present, Apayao present, Asia-Temperate: Korea present, Asia-Tropical: Jawa (Jawa present); Malaya (Peninsular Malaysia present, Singapore present); Maluku (Maluku present); New Guinea present; Philippines (Philippines present); Sulawesi (Sulawesi present), Borobudur present, Bulacan present, Buru present, Central Java present, Ceram present, Cheribon present, Daru I present, E. Java present, Ifugao present, Indramaju present, Japan present, Kediri present, Kedu present, Kelantan present, Kota Bharu present, Luzon present, Madura present, Makassar present, Minahassa present, New Britain present, P. Japen present, P. Penang present, Rizal present, Ryu Kyu Is present, S. China present, SE. and E. Asia present, Southern America: Argentina Northeast (Formosa present), Talaud Is present, W. Java present, mainland Australian States present
SE. and E. Asia (Indo-China, S. China, Japan, Korea, Ryu Kyu Is., Formosa), all mainland Australian States, in Malesia: Malay Peninsula (Kelantan: Kota Bharu; P. Penang, n.v.; Singapore), Java (W. Java: Indramaju, Cheribon; Central Java: Kedu, Borobudur; E. Java: Kediri), Madura, Philippines (Luzon: Apayao, Ifugao, Bulacan, Rizal), Celebes (Minahassa, Makassar), Moluccas (Talaud Is., Buru, Ceram, Ambon), New Guinea (also on P. Japen and Daru I.), New Britain.


Very similar in habit to Scirpus squarrosus L. and often confused with it; for the differences see p. 516.


Ridl. 1925 – In: Fl. Mal. Pen.: 163
STEUD. 1855 – In: Syn.: 130
Miq. 1856 – In: Fl. Ind. Bat.: 331
S. T. BLAKE 1947 – In: J. Arn. Arb.: 228
Clarke 1893 – In: Fl. Br. Ind.: 668
STEUD. 1855 – In: Syn.: 105
KERN 1968 – In: Back.& Bakh.f., Fl. Java 3: 457
Ridl. 1907 – In: Mat. Fl. Mal. Pen. (Monoc.): 82
VALCK. SUR. 1912 – In: Nova Guinea: 705
Clarke 1907 – In: Philip. J. Sc.: Bot. 110
Koord. 1911 – In: Exk. Fl. Java: 184
KUK. 1924 – In: Bot. Jahrb.: 51
Koord. 1898: Minah.: 285
F.v.M. 1886 – In: Pap. Pl.: 34
Koord. 1911 – In: Exk. Fl. Java: 183
BACK. 1949 – In: Bekn. Fl. Java, (em. ed.): fam. 246, p. 27
Benth. 1878 – In: Fl. Austr.: 337
BOECK. 1871 – In: Linnaea: 118
CAMUS 1912 – In: Fl. Gen. I.-C.: 144
KUNTH. 1944 – In: Mem. Coll. Sc. Kyoto Imp. Un. B: 167
Miq. 1856 – In: Fl. Ind. Bat.: 294
OHWI 1942 – In: Bot. Mag. Tokyo: 204
Merr. 1923 – In: En. Philip.: 102
Miq. 1856 – In: Fl. Ind. Bat.: 313