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46. CAREX sect. LEUCOGLOCHIN Dumortier, Fl. Belg. 146. 1827.

尖苞薹草组 jian bao tai cao zu

Authors: Yancheng Tang, Shuren Zhang & Tetsuo Koyama

Carex sect. Orthocerates W. D. J. Koch; Leucoglochin (Dumortier) Heuffel.

Inflorescence 1-spiked, terminal, androgynous, elliptic, densely few flowered, bractless. Female glumes caducous. Utricles suberect first, reflexed at maturity, papery, faintly many veined, spongy at base, with rachilla adaxially. Stigmas 3.

About six species: Asia, Europe, North and South America; two species in China.

1 Two lowermost female glumes with a mucro to short awn; utricles 6-8 mm; rachilla not exserted.   461 C. parva
+ All female glumes obtuse at apex; utricles 3.5-4.5 mm; rachilla distinctly exserted.   462 C. microglochin

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