Isolepis victoriensis (N.A.Wakef.) K.L.Wilson APNI*
Synonyms: Scirpus victoriensis N.A.Wakef. APNI*
Description: Small tufted annual.
Culms filiform, to 15 cm high.
Leaves with blade to 2 cm long. Spikelets 2–4 per inflorescence, 2–5 mm long; involucral bract erect to spreading, to 11 mm long, usually equalling or shortly exceeding inflorescence. Glumes acute, scarcely mucronate, with 1 nerve close to midrib, 1.1–1.6 mm long, with sides hyaline (rarely with red-brown patches). Stamen 1. Style 3-fid.
Nut ± equally trigonous, obovoid to broad-obovoid, about a third as long as glume, 0.4–0.6 mm long, 0.3–0.4 mm diam., minutely reticulate-papillose, glistening, white with underlying red-brown to blackish.
Distribution and occurrence: Grows in seasonally wet situations; scattered, west from Yetman, Mendooran, Forbes.
NSW subdivisions: CWS, SWS, NWP, SWP
Other Australian states: Vic. ?S.A.
Text by K. L. Wilson
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 4 (1993)
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