Fimbristylis argentea

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Fimbristylis argentea


Glabrous annual with fibrous roots. Leaves usually shorter than the stems, flat or canaliculate, rather abruptly acuminate, smooth or slightly scabrid at the top, glaucous, with stramineous sheaths, ½-¾ mm wide; Inflorescence capitate, semi- globose to globose, with (2-)4-10(-25) spikelets, ½-1 cm across. Stamen 1;


Asia-Tropical: India present; Malaya (Peninsular Malaysia present), Bengal present, Ceylon present, Kamposa present, Kelantan present, Kuala Trengganu present, Peninsular Thailand present, S. and SE. Asia present, Trengganu present
S. and SE. Asia: Ceylon, India, Bengal, Peninsular Thailand; in Malesia only known from a few localities in the Malay Peninsula (Kelantan: Kamposa; Trengganu: Kuala Trengganu).


Ridl. 1907 – In: Mat. Fl. Mal. Pen. (Monoc.): 93
KERN 1961 – In: Reinwardtia: 49
STEUD. 1855 – In: Syn.: 108
Ridl. 1925 – In: Fl. Mal. Pen.: 157
KUNTH 1837 – In: En.: 223
Miq. 1856 – In: Fl. Ind. Bat.: 317
BOECK. 1871 – In: Linnaea: 8
ROTTB. 1773: Descr. et Ic: 51: t. 17 f. 6
Clarke 1893 – In: Fl. Br. Ind.: 640
CAMUS 1912: p. 110. – In: Fl. Gén. I.-C.: f. 15, 1