Australian Tropical Rainforest Plants - Online edition
Carex rafflesiana Boott
Boott, F. (1846) Transactions of the Linnean Society of London 20 : 132. Type: in Insulae Java, Dr. Horsfield.
Loosely tufted sedge, to 1 m tall; rhizome short and not creeping.
Basal leaves sword-like, 30-100 x 0.7-1.8 cm, margins smooth, or abrasive in places or at apex. Old leaf sheaths at base reddish-brown.
Nuts with the style persistent at the apex, about 0.8 mm diam. and 1.5 mm long.
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