Australian Tropical Rainforest Plants - Online edition
Cyperus enervis R.Br.
Brown, R. (1810) Prodromus Florae Novae Hollandiae : 213.
Densely tufted perennial with short rhizome and 4-angled stems 10-50 cm tall.
Leaves filiform, 0.4-1.0 mm wide, shorter than the inflorescence.
Inflorescence simple terminal spikes. Involucral bracts 3-4 with the lower one very long and erect, 0.3 mm wide. Spikes ovoid up to 2.5 cm long and wide. Spikelets 2-14, flattened, oblong-linear in outline, acute, 0.5-1.5 x ca. 0.2 cm; up to 32-flowered, rachilla wingless; glumes 1.8-2 mm long, 2-3 nerved with whitish sides, acute.
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Distribution and Ecology
Cyperus gracilis var. enervis (R.Br.) Kuk., Das Pflanzenreich 101: 297(1936).
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