Australian Tropical Rainforest Plants - Online edition
Cyperus paniceus (Rottb.) Boeckeler
Boeckeler, J.O. (1870) Linnaea 36: 381.
Perennial sedge with very slender stolons covered in reddish brown striated sheaths. Stems very slender, 5-30 cm tall, ca. 0.5 mm diam.
Leaves narrow, 1-2 mm wide with triquetrous apex.
Inflorescence simple; spikes sessile to subsessile, shortly cylindrical, 8-10 x 4-6 mm. Spikelets finely horizontally spreading, lanceolate, slightly curved, 2.5-3 x ca. 0.5 mm; glumes 4, lanceolate-ovate, acute, obscurely nerved; style long, reflexed.
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Distribution and Ecology
Kyllinga panicea Rottb., Descriptionum et Iconum Rariores 15: t. 4, f. 1(1773).
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