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AuthorsS.R. Gradstein, J.H. Kern
TitleA new Carex from Crete
JournalMededelingen van het Botanisch Museum en Herbarium van de Rijksuniversiteit te Utrecht
Volume300
Year1968
Issue1
Pages242-247
ISSN2352-5754
AbstractRhizoma caespitosum. Culmus erectus, triqueter, laevis, inferne foliatus, 15-30 cm altus. Folia culmo multo breviora, viridia vel cinereo-viridia, 1½-2½ mm lata, breviter acuminata, apice scaberula vel sublaevia, vaginis brunnescentibus; ligulae latiores quam longiores, obtusae vel subacutae. Bracteae foliaceae, inflorescentia breviores longioresve, superiores baud vel breviter vaginatae, inferiores vagina usque ad 1½ cm longa instructae; vaginae antice appendicula membranacea in sicco facile destructa provisae. Spiculae 3-4, terminalis ♂, cylindrica, 1½ cm longa, 2 mm lata, laterales ♀, in superiore parte culmi dispositae, oblongo-cylindricae, usque ad 1½ cm longae, 3-4 mm latae, densiflorae, suprema sessilis, inferiores subsessiles vel breviter pedunculatae, erectae, pedunculis laevibus usque ad ½ cm longis. Glumae ♂ obovato-lanceolatae, obtusae vel subacutae, glumae ♀ ovatae, acutae vel breviter acuminatae, muticae, tenuiter membranaceae, in carina viridi trinerves, marginibus enerviis albohyalinis demum brunnescentibus. Utriculi glumas superantes, oblique erecti, obovati, obtuse trigoni, basi subcontracti, cum rostro 2½-3 mm longi, 1 mm lati, praeter nervos 2 marginales prominentes enervosi, virides vel maturitate brunnescentes, vix nitidi, apice in rostrum usque ad 1 mm longum marginibus parce scabrum vel laeve ore breviter bidentatum abrupte contracti, crura intus scabriuscula. Nux utriculum explens, obovato-oblonga, trigona, 1½ mm longa, 1 mm lata, vix rostrata. Stigmata 3.
Crete, Nómos Chaniá: Distr. Kydónia, valley between Skinés and Néa Roúmata, on the bank of a brook in the maquis together with Carex remota, alt. 350 m, 6/5/1967, Gradstein & Smittenberg 304 (HOLOTYPE, U); id., on the bank of a brook in the “phrygana”, alt. 250 m, 5/5/1967, Gradstein & Smittenberg 277 (U, L, G); distr. Kíssamos, near Katsimatádos, schist-mountains, on the bank of a brook in the maquis, alt. 300 m, 17/4/1967, Gradstein & Smittenberg 148 (U, L).
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