Lepidosperma chinense

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Chinese scaleseed sedge
Lepidosperma chinense flower in Hong Kong.JPG
Lepidosperma chinense, flowering in Pat Sin Leng, Hong Kong.
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Cyperaceae
Genus: Lepidosperma
Species: L. chinense
Binomial name
Lepidosperma chinense
Nees & Meyen ex Kunth

Lepidosperma chinense, also known as the Chinese scaleseed sedge, is a plant widely distributed across Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Hainan, Hunan, Zhejiang, Indonesia, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, and Vietnam.[1][2]

It is common in Hong Kong.[3]


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