Scleria neesii

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Scleria neesii


Usually smaller (rarely up to 30 cm tall), with narrower leaves 2-3 mm wide, and copiously pubescent all over with long, white or greyish patent hairs. Leaves from much shorter than to about as long as the stems. Inflorescence consisting of a terminal cluster 1-1½ cm wide;


Annam present, Asia-Tropical: Laos (Laos present); Malaya (Peninsular Malaysia present); Thailand (Thailand present), Bukit Ketri present, Ceylon present, Cochinchina present, Perlis present, Tonkin present
Ceylon, Thailand, Cochinchina, Tonkin, Laos, Annam; in Malesia: Malay Peninsula (Perlis: Bukit Ketri), once collected, together with S. thwaitesiana. .


KERN 1961 – In: Blumea: 194
STEUD. 1855 – In: Syn.: 175
NEES 1834 – In: Wight, Contr.: 118
KUNTH 1898 – In: J. Linn. Soc. Bot.: 99
NEES 1835 – In: Linnaea: 303
Clarke 1894 – In: Fl. Br. Ind.: 688
CAMUS 1912: p. 164. – In: Fl. Gén. I.-C.: f. 21, 6
BOECK. 1874 – In: Linnaea: 449