A New Species of Carex (Cyperaceae) from Western South America and a New Combination in the Genus

Citation data:

Aliso, Vol: 11, Issue: 4, Page: 533-537

Publication Year:
1987
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Repository URL:
http://scholarship.claremont.edu/aliso/vol11/iss4/9
DOI:
10.5642/aliso.19871104.09
Author(s):
Wheeler, Gerald A.
Publisher(s):
Claremont Colleges Library
Tags:
Carex pleioneura; new species; C. longii var. meridionalis; new combination; South America; Botany
article description
A new species of Carex (Cyperaceae) is described from western South America. Carex pleioneura (sect. Foetidae) occurs in central Chile and west-central Argentina, where it grows on rocky slopes, among rocks bordering streams, and in mountain meadows (vegas). A new combination in South American Carex. C. longii var. meridionalis (sect. Ovales), is also made here.