Carex

Genus in the Global Pollen Project's Master Reference Collection.

Digitised Reference Slides

We currently have 19 digitised slides. Each record may contain multiple individual grains and images.

Distribution
Carex (rights holder: John Hilty) © John Hilty

Sedge

Perennial herbs. Culms triangular or rarely rounded. Leaves with prominent long leaf sheaths. Inflorescence usually composed of several cylindric spikes but (in spicato-paniculata) consisting of 1-2 pyramidal panicles arising from upper leaf sheaths. Flowers unisexual, in unisexual or bisexual spikes. In this genus, in addition to the normal glume subtending the flower, the female flowers are encl... Text © Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings

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Definition
Parent Taxon
Cyperaceae
Species
Taxonomic Completion
0.87%
18 of 2062 accepted Species.
Global Pollen Project UUID
5eaa01a1-b9a1-406d-8ca8-1ee4c69b2137
Botanical Reference
None available. You can check The Plant List for further information.
Connected Datasets

This taxon is currently linked to the following locations.

The Plant List Global Biodiversity Information Facility