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Title: 14. 'Oxycaryum' Nees in C. F. P. von Martius et al., Fl. Brasil. 2(1): 90. 1842
Contributor(s): Bruhl, Jeremy James  (author)orcid 
Publication Date: 2002
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Abstract: Herbs, perennial, not cespitose, stoloniferous, aquatic. Cu1ms solitary, trigonous. Leaves basal; ligules present, ciliate; blades flat to V-shaped in cross section, prominently keeled on abaxial surface. Inflorescences terminal, umbellate heads or capitate; involucral bracts 1-6+, spreading, leaflike. Spikelets: scales 5-10+, 3-ranked, spirally arranged, each subtending flower. Flowers bisexual; perianth absent; stamens 3; styles 2-fid, linear, base persistent. Achenes planoconvex, margins and apex corky.
Publication Type: Entry In Reference Work
Source of Publication: Flora of North America: North of Mexico, v.23: Magnoliophyta: Commelinidae (in part): Cyperaceae, p. 140-140
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Place of Publication: New York, USA
ISBN: 0195152077
Field of Research (FOR): 060310 Plant Systematics and Taxonomy
HERDC Category Description: B1 Chapter in a Scholarly Book
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