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Rhynchospora nervosa (Vahl) Boeckeler - Cyperaceae

Rhizomatous sedg; clums slightly bulbose at base; leaves linear to ca 50 cm long; leaf-sheaths tubular; involucral bracts 4-5, to 22 cm long, basal part white above; inflorescences solitary, capitate with 4-16 spiklets; stamens 2-3; stigma 3; achenes biconvex, apex arched with triangula style-base. Native to Cantral and South America, wildely cultivated as ornamental.

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Thai Forest Bulletin (Botany) No. 42, December 2014















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