Fimbristylis nutans

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Fimbristylis nutans


Glabrous perennial with very short rhizome. Leaves reduced to tubular, bladeless or short-bladed, stramineous or ferrugineous sheaths. Inflorescence consisting of a single terminal spikelet. Stamens 3;


Asia-Tropical: Borneo present (Sarawak present); India present; Malaya (Peninsular Malaysia present, Singapore present); New Guinea present; Sumatera (Sumatera present), Ceylon present, E. Coast Res present, Farther India present, Johore present, Kelantan present, Labuan present, Malacca present, N. Borneo present, P. Besar present, Palembang present, Ryu Kyu Is present, S. China present, Southern America: Argentina Northeast (Formosa present), Trengganu present, W. Borneo present, tropical Australia present
From Ceylon and India through Farther India to S. China, Formosa, and the Ryu Kyu Is., southwards to tropical Australia; in Malesia: Sumatra (E. Coast Res.; Palembang), Malay Peninsula (Kelantan, Trengganu, Malacca, P. Besar, Johore, Singapore), Borneo (Sarawak, W. Borneo, N. Borneo, Labuan), New Guinea.


BOECK. 1871 – In: Linnaea: 5
Benth. 1878 – In: Fl. Austr.: 303
Koord. 1911 – In: Exk. Fl. Java: 198
S. T. BLAKE 1954 – In: J. Arn. Arb.: 208
Clarke 1893 – In: Fl. Br. Ind.: 632
CAMUS 1912: p. 96. – In: Fl. Gén. I.-C.: f. 15, 10-11
STEUD. 1855 – In: Syn.: 106
KUNTH 1837 – In: En.: 221
Ridl. 1907 – In: Mat. Fl. Mal. Pen. (Monoc.): 89
Ridl. 1925 – In: Fl. Mal. Pen.: 154