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Cyperaceae

  • Fritz H. Schweingruber
  • Andrea Kučerová
  • Lubomír Adamec
  • Jiří Doležal
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Abstract

Perennial wetland herb, stem erect, 5–40 cm high, single or tufted, roundish. Leaves flat to slightly keeled, grass-like. Inflorescence a flattened compact terminal spike, spikelets usually 10–20, reddish-brown, perianth bristles longer than nut.European temperate element, with a continental distribution in W Europe, also in C Asia. In all CE countries, on fen meadows, moist pastures, springheads and saline grounds.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Fritz H. Schweingruber
    • 1
  • Andrea Kučerová
    • 2
  • Lubomír Adamec
    • 2
  • Jiří Doležal
    • 3
  1. 1.Institute of Forest, Snow and Landscape Research – WSLBirmensdorfSwitzerland
  2. 2.Czech Academy of SciencesInstitute of BotanyTřeboňCzech Republic
  3. 3.Czech Academy of Sciences, Institute of Botany, Třeboň, Czech Republic; Faculty of ScienceUniversity of South Bohemiačeské BudějoviceCzech Republic

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