Fimbristylis spathacea Roth
  • Nov. Pl. Sp. : 24 (1821)


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2022): Fimbristylis spathacea Roth. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000423510. Accessed on: 02 Dec 2022'

General Information

Glabrous perennial, with short thick rhizomes, the culms stout, 10-40 cm. high; leaves narrow, stiff; spikelets numerous, crowded, 3-6 mm. long, obtuse, brownish; achene obovate, 0.8 mm. long, becoming purplish-black at maturity, the rugose surface minutely reticulate.

  • Provided by: [B].Flora de Panama
    • Source: [
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    Distribution

    Atlantic coast. Widely distributed on tropical beaches of both hemispheres.

  • Provided by: [B].Flora de Panama
    • Source: [
    • 1
    • ]. 

     Information From

    Cyperaceae
    http://www.worldfloraonline.org/organisation/Cyperaceae
    World Flora Online Data. 2021.
    • A CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
    Flora de Panama
    http://www.tropicos.org/Project/PAC
    Robert E. Woodson, Jr. and Robert W. Schery Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden Vol. 67, No. 4 (1980), pp. ii-xxxiii
    • B Missouri Botanical Garden