Scleria rugosa R.Br.
  • Prodr. Fl. Nov. Holl.

Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Scleria rugosa R.Br. Published on the Internet; Accessed on: 23 Feb 2020'

General Information

Annuals. Roots fibrous. Rhizomes absent. Culms tufted, erect, 10-25 cm tall, 3-angled, glabrous or villous. Leaves cauline; sheath barely winged, pubescent to villous; contraligule semicircular, margin ciliate; leaf blade linear, 2-4 mm wide but apically attenuate, papery, both surfaces hairy, margins scabrous, apex obtuse. Involucral bracts leaflike, to 14 cm, sheathing, opening of sheath with dense brown pubescence; bractlets small, sheathless. Inflorescences paniculate, with 3-5 branches; branches 0.7-1.5 cm, distant, with few spikelets; branch peduncles 0.4-4 cm, usually winged. Spikelets 1 or 2 in a cluster, narrowly ovoid, 2-4 mm, mostly unisexual; female spikelets with 3-5 glumes and 1 female flower. Female flowers: ovary obovoid, smooth, glabrous. Disk 1/4-1/3 height of nutlet, 3-lobed; lobes semicircular, margin reflexed, apex rounded. Nutlet white or grayish white, spherical to subspherical, ca. 1.5 mm in diam., smooth, shiny, apex subrounded and slightly tipped.

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    'Flora of China @ eFloras (2008). Published on the Internet [accessed August 2016]' Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
    • B Missouri Botanical Garden
    World Flora Online consortium
    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
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