Bulbostylis barbata (Rottb.) C.B.Clarke
Clarke, C.B. in Hooker, J.D. (1894) The Flora of British India 6: 651.
Tufted sedge with glabrous stems 5-30 cm tall.
Leaves shorter than the stems and curve downwards; leaf sheath with long white hairs; lamina longitudinally ridged.
Inflorescence capitate, with 3-20 spikelets, 5-15 mm across; involucral bracts 2-3, filiform, basal bract erect; spikelets sessile ovate to oblong; glumes reddish brown, strongly keeled;, keels on glomes greenish, margins of glumes toothed in the upper half, mucro on glumes curved outwards; stigma shorter than the style.
Features not available.
Can occur as a pioneer plant in disturbed areas.