Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


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  Lipocarpha micrantha (Vahl) G.C.Tucker image
Photographer: John Zaborsky           

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Robert W. Freckmann

Robert W. Freckmann
Family Cyperaceae
Lipocarpha micrantha (Vahl) G.C.Tucker
small-flowered hemicarpha
Lipocarpha: from liparos for "fat" and carphos for "chaff," referring to thickness of inner scales of some species
micrantha: micro for "small;" anthos for "flower"
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Status: Native
Plant: annual sedge

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Hemicarpha micrantha (Vahl) Pax
Hemicarpha micrantha (Vahl) Pax var. micrantha
Hemicarpha micrantha (Vahl) Pax var. minor (Schrad.) Friedl.
Hemicarpha subsquarrosa (Muhl.) Nees
Hemicarpha subsquarrosa (Muhl.) Nees var. minor (Schrad.) Nees
Isolepis subsquarrosa (Muhl.) Schrad.
Isolepis subsquarrosa (Muhl.) Schrad. var. minor Schrad.
Scirpus micranthus Vahl
Scirpus subsquarrosus Muhl.

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