Carex stramentitia

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Carex stramentitia


Leaves subcoriaceous, subbasal and 1-2 higher on the stem, exceeding the stems, linear, long-attenuate, flat or with revolute margins, scabrid on the margins in the upper part, pale green, 5-10(-15) mm wide. Inflorescence a pale, compound, erect, much interrupted, narrow, 10-40 cm long panicle;


Annam present, Asia-Tropical: India present; Laos (Laos present); Thailand (Thailand present), Krawang: Plered near Purwakarta present, Kweichow present, Lower Burma present, S. China present, Tonkin present, W. Java present
India, Lower Burma, S. China (Kweichow), Thailand, Laos, Tonkin, Annam; in Malesia only known from a single collection from W. Java (Krawang: Plered near Purwakarta); see map in Raymond, 1959, l.c.


In spite of its different facies because of the stiff, linear leaves, C. stramentitia is very near C. commixta, which it closely resembles in the size and shape of the utricles. According to Nelmes the leaves of C. stramentitia can reach a width of 20 mm.


Boeck. 1965 – In: Dansk Bot. Ark.: 254
Kuk. 1909 – In: Pfl. R. Heft: 264
Boeck. 1951 – In: Reinwardtia: 267
Boeck. 1955 – In: Mem. Mus. Hist. Nat. Paris n.s.: 120
Raym. 1959: 45,99. – In: Mem. Jard. Bot. Montreal: f. 28
Boeck. 1904 – In: J. Linn. Soc. Bot.: 9
Clarke 1894 – In: Fl. Br. Ind.: 717
Camus 1912 – In: Fl. Gen. I.-C.: 188
Nelmes 1950: Kew Bull.: 191
Kern 1968 – In: Back. & Bakh.f., Fl. Java 3: 492