Carex fuscifructus C.B.Clarke (1894:742)



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Invalid (synonym of C. atherodes) (POWO, 2023)


Conservation Status

Invalid (synonym of C. atherodes) (POWO, 2023)

Last record: 1877 (Nayar & Sastry, 1987:136)



Assam, India


Anatomy & Morphology



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Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.

Govaerts, R. and Simpson, D. A. (2007). World Checklist of Cyperaceae. Sedges: 1-765. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Nayar, M. P. and Sastry, A. R. K. (compilers). (1987, reprinted 2000). Red Data Book of Indian Plants. Volume 1. Calcutta: Botanical Survey of India. xiii + 367 pp, 16 pls, figs. [pp. 136]

POWO. (2023). Carex fuscifructus C.B.Clarke. Plants of the World Online (online resource). Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, United Kingdom. Available at: [Accessed 18 November 2023]

Rao, A. S. and Verma, D. M. (1982). Cyperaceae of north-east India. Howrah: Botanical Survey of India. [pp. 83]

Rao, C. Kameswara, Geetha, B. L. and Suresh, Geetha. (2003). Red List of Threatened Vascular Plant Species in India: Compiled from the 1997 IUCN Red List of Threatened Plants. ENVIS Centre on Floral Diversity, Botanical Survey of India, Kolkata. xxiv + 144 pp. [automatic download]


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