Bulbostylis schaffneri

(Boeckeler) C. B. Clarke

Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew, addit. ser. 8: 26. 1908.

Illustrated
Basionym: Scirpus schaffneri Boeckeler Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 7: 275. 1886
Synonyms: Scirpus pringlei Britton
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 23. Treatment on page 134. Mentioned on page 132, 133.

Herbs, annual, cespitose, diminutive. Culms at most to 7 cm. Leaves overtopping scapes; sheaths pale, shorter than blade; blades spreading or curving outward, filiform, 0.5 mm wide, flat to slightly involute, margins thickened, scabrid. Inflorescences: spikelets solitary, either atop short, stiff glabrous scapes or very short-scaped to subsessile and clustered at plant base, pale with greenish scale midribs, ovoid, 5 mm; involucral-bracts 2, the proximal strongly bladed, much exceeding spikelet. Spikelets: fertile scales lanceolate, keeled, 3.5 mm, keel excurrent as mucro or cusp. Flowers: stamens 3; anthers narrowly oblong, 0.5 mm. Achenes yellowish or pale gray, ribs prominent, trigonousobovoid, 1 mm, faces evenly, finely transversely rugose.


Phenology: Fruiting all year.
Habitat: Sandy or gravelly clearings in pine or oak-pine
Elevation: 0–3000 m

Discussion

Selected References

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Lower Taxa

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"-7cm" is not declared as a valid unit of measurement for this property.

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pale gray +  and yellowish +
biconvex;3-lobed;trigonous +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (?) +
Robert Kral +
(Boeckeler) C. B. Clarke +
shortened +
persistent +
enlarged +
Scirpus schaffneri +
usually longer +
flat +  and slightly involute +
glumaceous +  and foliaceous +
2-ranked +  and arranged +
ascending +  and appressed +
parallel +  and divergent +
terete +, rolled +  and plicate +
N.Mex. +  and n Mexico +
0–3000 m +
hypogynous +  and subtending +
biconvex +  and trigonous +
Sandy or gravelly clearings in pine or oak-pine +
compound +  and simple +
erect +  and spreading +
polystichous +
with (1-)3-6(-30) bristles and/or scales +
Fruiting all year. +
2-3(-4)-carpellate +
3 (?) +  and 1 (?) +
Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew, addit. ser. +
prominent +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (?) +
adventitious +
distichous +  and arranged +
basal +  and proximal +
keeled;lanceolate +
3.5 cm35 mm <br />0.035 m <br /> (?) +
glabrous;glabrous;glabrous +
cylindric +
Illustrated +
1 +  and 50 +
5 cm50 mm <br />0.05 m <br /> (?) +
septate +, hollow +  and solid +
compressed +, terete +  and trigonous +
papillate +
(2-)3-fid +
slender +
Scirpus pringlei +
Bulbostylis schaffneri +
Bulbostylis +
species +
not rhizomatous +  and scapose +
herb +  and cespitose +