Carex dimorpholepis

Family Cyperaceae
Scientific name Carex dimorpholepis Steudel
Synonyms Carex cernua Boott ex J. F. Gmelin; Carex cryptocarpa (C. A. Meyer) H. Léveillé & Vaniot; Carex phacodes Matsumura; Carex phacota (Sprengel) Franchet; Carex rubescens Boeckeler
Common name (Japanese common name) aze-naruko-suge [rice paddy path clapper sedge]
(English common name) none
Distribution (Japan) Honshu, Shikoku, Kyushu, Okinawa
(Other nations) Korea, China, Taiwan, Vietnam, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, India, Pakistan
Chromosomal number 2n=62, 76
Description Plants 40-70cm. Leaves 4-10mm width. Flowers bisexual sikelet at top and others female spikelets each 3-7cm, flowering in May to June. Perennial plants.
Reference Carex dimorpholepis Steud.

May 2007
at riverside
May 2007
at riverside