Schoenus lepidosperma subsp. pachylepis (S.T.Blake) K.L.Wilson

Telopea 5: 619 (1994) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Threat status:Victoria: rare (r)

Tufted perennial (very shortly rhizomatous); culms coarse, 0.5–1.2 mm diam. Spikelets 15–22 mm long; fertile glumes 13–16 mm long; anthers 6.3–9 mm long (excluding appendage), apical appendage 0.8–1.8 mm long; hypogynous scales obtuse or rarely acute, very broad, scarcely reaching to top of stipe. Nut (including stipe) 4.2–5 mm long, 2.0–2.5 mm diam. Flowers spring–summer.

EGL, EGU, GipP, HSF. Also Qld, NSW. Rare, from East Gippsland south-west to Sunday Island.

Source: Wilson, K.L. (1994). Cyperaceae. In: Walsh, N.G.; Entwisle, T.J. (eds), Flora of Victoria Vol. 2, Ferns and Allied Plants, Conifers and Monocotyledons. Inkata Press, Melbourne.
Updated by: Val Stajsic, 2018-08-28
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Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <>. Find Schoenus lepidosperma subsp. pachylepis in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Schoenus lepidosperma subsp. pachylepis in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Gippsland Plain present native
East Gippsland Lowlands present native
East Gippsland Uplands present native
Highlands-Southern Fall present native

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New South Wales
Australian Capital Territory