Australian Tropical Rainforest Plants - Online edition
Carex brunnea Thunb. ex Murray
Murray, J.A. (1784) Systema Vegetabilium Edn. 14 : 844. Type: not cited.
Greater Brown Sedge
Tufted sedge with slender erect stems, triquetrous, 30-100 cm tall.
Leaves rigid, 2-6 mm wide; lamina margin with white short hairs.
Inflorescence with 4-8 fascicles of 2-7 spikelets; lowest involucral bract shorter than the inflorescence; spikelets cylindrical, 10-40 mm long; upper few flowers female; glumes brown with green keel, 3-nerved in the centre
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Distribution and Ecology
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