Fimbristylis fulvescens

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Fimbristylis fulvescens


Perennial (always ?). Inflorescence simple (very rarely one of the rays with a short secondary ray), loose, with 3-7 spikelets, 1½-3 cm long, 2-4 cm wide. Stamens 3;


Asia-Tropical: Malaya (Peninsular Malaysia present), Ceylon present, Government Hill on P. Penang present
Insufficiently known. Ceylon; in Malesia: Malay Peninsula (Government Hill on P. Penang).


Closely related to F. fusca, from which it is possibly not specifically distinct. In Malesia only collected by KUNSTLER in 1881 and CURTIS in 1889.


KERN 1955 – In: Blumea: 127
THWAITES 1898 – In: J. Linn. Soc. Bot.: 72
HOOK.ƒ. 1900 – In: Trimen, Handb. Fl. Ceylon 5: 62
KERN 1967 – In: Blumea: 435
Clarke 1893 – In: Fl. Br. Ind.: 650