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bog sedges
Kobresia simpliciuscula.jpg
Kobresia simpliciuscula
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Cyperaceae
Genus: Kobresia
  • Elyna Schrad.
  • Cobresia Pers.
  • Hemicarex Benth.
  • Kobria St.-Lag.
  • Holmia Börner
  • Blysmocarex N.A.Ivanova

Kobresia is a genus of plants in the sedge family. They are sometimes called bog sedges. These perennial sedges are quite similar to Carex species in appearance. The genus is widespread across much of Europe, Asia and North America, with many species native to the Himalayas.[1][2][3][4][5][6]

  1. Kobresia burangensis Y.C.Yang - Tibet
  2. Kobresia capillifolia (Decne.) C.B.Clarke - Central Asia, Himalayas, Tuva region of Siberia, Mongolia, central and western China including Tibet and Xinjiang
  3. Kobresia cercostachys (Franch.) C.B.Clarke - Eastern Himalayas, Nepal, Bhutan, Tibet, Yunnan
  4. Kobresia condensata (Kük.) S.R.Zhang & Noltie - Sichuan, Yunnan
  5. Kobresia cuneata Kük - Tibet to central China
  6. Kobresia curticeps (C.B.Clarke) Kük. in H.G.A.Engler - Tibet, Nepal, Bhutan
  7. Kobresia curvirostris (C.B.Clarke) C.B.Clarke in J.D.Hooker - Bhutan, Arunachal Pradesh, Thailand
  8. Kobresia duthiei C.B.Clarke in J.D.Hooker - Tibet, Nepal, Bhutan, northern and eastern India
  9. Kobresia esbirajbhandarii Rajbh. & H.Ohba - Nepal
  10. Kobresia esenbeckii (Kunth) Noltie - Tibet, Yunnan, Nepal, Bhutan, northern and eastern India, Myanmar
  11. Kobresia falcata F.T.Wang & Tang ex P.C.Li - Sichuan, Gansu
  12. Kobresia filicina (C.B.Clarke) C.B.Clarke in J.D.Hooker - Tibet, Nepal, Bhutan, northern and eastern India
  13. Kobresia filifolia (Turcz.) C.B.Clarke - Siberia, Mongolia, Gansu, Hebei, Inner Mongolia, Qinghai, Shanxi
  14. Kobresia fissiglumis C.B.Clarke in J.D.Hooker - Tibet, Yunnan, Nepal, Bhutan, northern and eastern India
  15. Kobresia fragilis C.B.Clarke - Nepal, Bhutan, Tibet, Qinghai, Sichuan, Yunnan, Sikkim
  16. Kobresia gammiei C.B.Clarke - Nepal, Bhutan, Tibet
  17. Kobresia gandakiensis Rajbh. & H.Ohba - Nepal, Sikkim
  18. Kobresia graminifolia C.B.Clarke - Nepal, Gansu, Qinghai, Shaanxi, Sichuan, Tibet, Yunnan
  19. Kobresia harae Rajbh. & H.Ohba - Nepal
  20. Kobresia hohxilensis R.F.Huang in S.G.Wu & Z.J.Feng - Gansu, Qinghai, Tibet
  21. Kobresia humilis (C.A.Mey. ex Trautv.) Serg. in V.L.Komarov - Caucasus, Turkey, Iraq, Iran, Afghanistan, Central Asia, Himalayas, Nepal, Pakistan, Tibet, Xinjiang, Mongolia
  22. Kobresia inflata P.C.Li in S.Y.Jin & Y.L.Chen - Bhutan, Tibet, Yunnan
  23. Kobresia kanaii Rajbh. & H.Ohba - Nepal
  24. Kobresia kansuensis Kük - Nepal, Bhutan, Tibet, Gansu, Qinghai, Shaanxi, Sichuan, Yunnan
  25. Kobresia karakorumensis Dickoré - Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Kashmir, Tibet, Xinjiang
  26. Kobresia kobresioidea (Kük.) J.Kern - Sumatra
  27. Kobresia kuekenthaliana Hand.-Mazz. - Sichuan
  28. Kobresia laxa Nees in R.Wight - Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Kashmir, Tibet, Bhutan
  29. Kobresia littledalei C.B.Clarke - Sichuan, Tibet
  30. Kobresia loliacea F.T.Wang & Tang ex P.C.Li - Tibet, Yunnan
  31. Kobresia macrantha Boeckeler - Gansu, Qinghai, Sichuan, Xinjiang, Nepal, Tibet
  32. Kobresia macrolepis Meinsh. - Caucasus
  33. Kobresia mallae Rajbh. & H.Ohba - Nepal
  34. Kobresia myosuroides (Vill.) Fiori in A.Fiori & al. - northern and central Europe and Asia from Spain and Iceland to Korea and the Kuril Islands, including Siberia, China, Scandinavia, Germany, Italy, etc.; also Greenland, Alaska, much of Canada and the mountains of the Western United States
  35. Kobresia nepalensis (Nees) Kük. in H.G.A.Engler - Himalayas from Pakistan to Bhutan; Tibet, Yunnan
  36. Kobresia nitens C.B.Clarke - Pakistan, Nepal, northern India
  37. Kobresia prainii Kük - Nepal, Tibet, Bhutan
  38. Kobresia pusilla N.A.Ivanova - Gansu, Hebei, Inner Mongolia, Qinghai, Sichuan, Tibet
  39. Kobresia pygmaea (C.B.Clarke) C.B.Clarke in J.D.Hooker - much of China; Himalayas from Pakistan to Myanmar
  40. Kobresia rcsrivastavae Jana - Uttarakhand[7]
  41. Kobresia robusta Maxim. - Mongolia, Gansu, Qinghai, Xinjiang, Tibet
  42. Kobresia royleana (Nees) Boeckeler - Central Asia, Himalayas, Nepal, Bhutan, Gansu, Qinghai, Sichuan, Xinjiang, Tibet, Yunnan Afghanistan, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand
  43. Kobresia sanguinea (Boott) Raymond - Pakistan, Kashmir
  44. Kobresia schoenoides (C.A.Mey.) Steud - Caucasus, Iran, Central Asia, Himalayas, China
  45. Kobresia setschwanensis Hand.-Mazz. - Gansu, Qinghai, Sichuan, Tibet, Yunnan
  46. Kobresia sibirica (Turcz.) Boeckeler - Artic Russia, Mongolia, Alaska, Arctic Canada, British Columbia, Colorado, Wyoming
  47. Kobresia sikkimensis Kük. in H.G.A.Engler - Sikkim, Tibet, Nepal, Bhutan, Assam
  48. Kobresia simpliciuscula (Wahlenb.) Mack. - northern and central Europe from Britain and Spain to Kamchatka; Alaska, Greenland, much of Canada, mountains of western United States
  49. Kobresia smirnovii N.A.Ivanova - Altai, Kazakhstan, Mongolia
  50. Kobresia squamiformis Y.C.Yang - Sikkim, Tibet, Gansu
  51. Kobresia tibetica Maxim. - Tibet, Xinjiang, Gansu, Qinghai, Sichuan
  52. Kobresia tunicata Hand.-Mazz. - Sichuan, Yunnan
  53. Kobresia uncinioides (Boott) C.B.Clarke in J.D.Hooker - Nepal, Bhutan, Myanmar, Tibet, Yunnan
  54. Kobresia vaginosa C.B.Clarke in J.D.Hooker - Nepal, Bhutan, Tibet, Yunnan
  55. Kobresia vidua (Boott ex C.B.Clarke) Kük. in H.G.A.Engler - Nepal, Bhutan, Tibet, Yunnan, Gansu, Qinghai, Sichuan
  56. Kobresia woodii Noltie - Bhutan, Tibet
  57. Kobresia yadongensis Y.C.Yang - Tibet
  58. Kobresia yangii S.R.Zhang - Sichuan


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