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Pakistan | Family List | Pakistan V. 206 | Cyperaceae | Carex

64. Carex longicuspis Boeck., Cyper. Nov. 1: 49. 1888.

Stem c. 30 cm, trigonous, distally scabrous along edges. Leaf sheaths long; blades 4-5 mm wide, blue-green, margins scabrous. Inflorescence of 2-3 androgynous, remote spikes; spikes long-peduncled; glumes ovate, acute. Utricles longer than glumes, lateral nerves scabrous (”subtiliter ciliatis”), distal part dark brown; beak bidentate. Stigmas 3.

Type: Kashmir: Baltistan, Schlagintweit 6088 (not located in B).

Type collection is the only one known. Several related species of the critical sect. Aulocystis occur in the area.


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