Kobresia

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Kobresia
Kobresia simpliciuscula.jpg
Kobresia simpliciuscula
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Cyperaceae
Genus: Kobresia
Willd.
Synonyms[1]
  • 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]

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