66.000 Triglochin L.

Description of the genus

Herbs with a naked stem. Leaves grass-like, flat or semi-terete, with a split sheath and often a ligule. Inflorescence a single spike or raceme, elongating in fruit.Stamens subsessile. Carpels 6, alternate ones sterile; ovules solitary; stigmas 3, plumose. Fertile mericarps 3.

Derivation of name: 3-barbed, referring to the fruits

Worldwide: 17 species, cosmopolitan, but mainly in southern temperate zones

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

No image yet

Links to taxa:     View: living plant images - herbarium specimen images - all images for this genus

SpeciesLinks to mapsFZ divisionsContent
bulbosa L. subsp. bulbosa CDescription

Other sources of information about Triglochin:

Our websites:

Flora of Mozambique: Triglochin
Flora of Zambia: Triglochin

External websites:

ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Triglochin
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Triglochin
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Triglochin
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Triglochin
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Triglochin
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Triglochin

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-14

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2014). Flora of Zimbabwe: Genus page: Triglochin.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=101, retrieved 23 November 2014

Site software last modified: 1 November 2014 3:31pm (GMT +2)
Terms of use