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Habit: Perennial herb, cespitose, short-rhizomed. Leaf: basal, sheathing. Inflorescence: spikelets in 1 [or more] terminal spikes [or panicles], spiraled, subtended by scale-like bract. Flower: unisexual, perianth 0. Pistillate Flower: enclosed by sac-like structure (perigynium) open on 1 side; style generally 3-branched, base persistent. Fruit: 3-sided; tubercles 0.
Species In Genus: +- 35 species: northern temperate. Etymology: (J.P. von Kobres, Austrian botanist, 1747--1823)
eFlora Treatment Author: Peter W. Ball
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Isolepis setacea
Next taxon: Kobresia myosuroides
Citation for this treatment: Peter W. Ball 2016. Kobresia, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=8912, accessed on October 24, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on October 24, 2016.