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65. CAREX sect. CYPEROIDEAE G. Don in Loudon, Hort. Brit. 376. 1830.

莎薹草组 suo tai cao zu

Schelhammeria Moench (1802), not Schelhameria Heister ex Fabricius (1759), nor Schelhammera R. Brown (1810, nom. cons.).

Involucral bracts leaflike, several times surpassing inflorescence. Spikes gynaecandrous, many flowered, disposed in close capitate inflorescence. Utricles flattened-plano-convex, narrowly lanceolate, membranous, with a narrow scabrous wing extending nearly to base, with a very long and narrow, deeply 2-lobed beak.

Two species: Asia, Europe, North America; one species in China.

Lower Taxon


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