| Literature for Luzula hawaiiensis
Wagner et al., 1990, 1999. Literature for Luzula hawaiiensis var. glabrata
Wagner et al., 1990, 1999. Literature for Luzula hawaiiensis var. hawaiiensis
Wagner et al., 1990, 1999. Literature for Luzula hawaiiensis var. oahuensis
Wagner et al., 1990, 1999.
|Juncaceae -- The Rush Family||Bibliography|
||Strongly to weakly cespitose perennial herbs with fibrous roots; stems erect, inconspicuously striate, 0.8-70 dm long.
||Leaves primarily basal, 1-2(3) per stem, linear, 5-30 cm long, 1-10 mm wide, margins densely pubescent, especially when young, often glabrate with age, apex mucronate.
||Flowers (2)3-8(-10) in subglobose glomerules subtended by papery or scarious bracts, forming cymose, terminal inflorescences, sometimes with a smaller, lateral inflorescence at the next lower node in the axil of a single foliar bract 4-15 cm long, bracts subtending inflorescence 1-4, foliaceous, 2-10 cm long, shorter than, equalling, or slightly longer than inflorescence, each flower subtended by 2-3(4) acuminate bracteoles with laciniate to subentire margins; perianth parts pale yellowish brown to dark brown, linear, subulate, margins narrow, hyaline, outer ones 2.5-4.5 mm long, inner ones 2-3.5 mm long; stamens shorter than perianth; anthers equalling or longer than filaments; style about as long as ovary.
||Capsules pale brown to reddish brown, glossy, trigonous, oblong or ovoid, shorter than perianth.
||Seeds red to dark brown, ellipsoid to ovoid, 1-2 mm long, surfaces rugulose, often with white micropylar caruncle and conical protuberance at apex.
||2n = 14*, 24* (H); 16* (O); 38*, 42* (K)