Bulbostylis warei

(Torrey) C. B. Clarke

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

IllustratedEndemic
Basionym: Isolepis warei Torrey Ann. Lyceum Nat. Hist. New York 3: 354. 1836
Synonyms: Stenophyllus warei (Torrey) Britton
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 23. Treatment on page 132. Mentioned on page 130.

Herbs, perennial, densely cespitose, scapose. Culms (10–) 15–40 (–50) cm. Leaves 1/2 length of culms; sheaths brown to redbrown, glabrous, or scabrid along ribs; blades narrowly linear, 0.7–1 mm wide, flat or involute, glabrous or scabrid along ribs, margins distally scabrid. Inflorescences: scapes 5, erect to ascending, terete, many ribbed, 1–2 mm thick, stiff; spikelets in dense globose to hemispheric, involucrate heads, 1–2 cm wide; longer involucral-bracts with setaceous blades usually exceeding inflorescence, basally dilating to broad pectinatefimbriate sheaths. Spikelets pale-brown or redbrown, ovoid, somewhat flattened, 4–5 mm; fertile scales ovate, keeled, 4–5 mm, apex acute, puberulent, midrib included or excurrent as mucro. Flowers: stamens 3; anthers linear, 3 mm. Achenes white or yellowish, broadly trigonousobovoid, 3-lobed, 1 mm, each lobe carinate, biconvex, apex retuse, surface coarsely, transversely rugose; tubercle a minute, dark button. 2n = 30.


Phenology: Fruiting summer–fall.
Habitat: White and yellow sandhills mostly in open evergreen oak pine, or deciduous scrub oak pine forest or sandy wasteland therein
Elevation: 0–200 m

Distribution

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Ala., Fla., Ga., N.C., S.C.

Discussion

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... more about "Bulbostylis warei"
yellowish +  and white +
3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br /> (?) +
puberulent +
Robert Kral +
(Torrey) C. B. Clarke +
shortened +
persistent +
enlarged +
Isolepis warei +
usually longer +
setaceous +, involute +  and flat +
0.7mm;1mm +
glumaceous +  and foliaceous +
2-ranked +  and arranged +
ascending +  and appressed +
parallel +  and divergent +
terete +, rolled +  and plicate +
15 cm150 mm <br />0.15 m <br /> (40 cm400 mm <br />0.4 m <br />) +
Ala. +, Fla. +, Ga. +, N.C. +  and S.C. +
0–200 m +
hypogynous +  and subtending +
biconvex +  and trigonous +
White and yellow sandhills mostly in open evergreen oak pine, or deciduous scrub oak pine forest or sandy wasteland therein +
involucrate +
globose +  and hemispheric +
compound +  and simple +
erect +  and spreading +
polystichous +
1/2 length of culms +
biconvex +  and carinate +
with (1-)3-6(-30) bristles and/or scales +
Fruiting summer–fall. +
2-3(-4)-carpellate +
3 (?) +  and 1 (?) +
Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew, addit. ser. +
adventitious +
distichous +  and arranged +
basal +  and proximal +
keeled;ovate +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br />) +
erect;ascending +
many +  and 5 +
0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br /> (?) +  and 0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (?) +
scabrid +  and glabrous +
cylindric +
Illustrated +  and Endemic +
redbrown +  and pale-brown +
1 +  and 50 +
flattened;ovoid +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br />) +
septate +, hollow +  and solid +
compressed +, terete +  and trigonous +
papillate +
(2-)3-fid +
slender +
Stenophyllus warei +
Bulbostylis warei +
Bulbostylis +
species +
herb +  and cespitose +