Carex formosensis

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Carex formosensis


Leaves basal, shorter to longer than the stems, flat, long-attenuate, with scabrid margins, 2-4(-6) mm wide, surrounded at the base by brown, fibrous remains of old leaf-sheaths.


Asia-Temperate: Japan (Kyushu present); Korea present, Asia-Tropical: Philippines (Philippines present), Benguet Subprov present, Hondo present, Ilocos Norte present, Japan present, Luzon present, Southern America: Argentina Northeast (Formosa present)
Korea, Japan (Kyushu, Hondo), Formosa; in Malesia: Philippines (Luzon: Benguet Subprov., Ilocos Norte).


Lev. & Van. 1908 – In: Fedde, Rep. 5: 31
Nelmes 1954 – In: Reinwardtia: 379
Merr. 1923 – In: En. Philip.: 139
Ohwi 1936 – In: Mem. Coll. Sc. Kyoto Imp. Un.: 345
Akiyama 1955: Car. Far East. Reg. Asia: 178: t. 180