G.263. Styppeiochloa De Winter

Description of the genus

Perennials. Inflorescence a contracted panicle. Spikelets 2-5-flowered; all bisexual; glumes unequal to almost equal, shorter than the spikelet; callus obtuse. Lemmas keeled, 3-5(-7)-nerved, 2-lobed at the apex with an awn arising from the sinus, shorter than the lemma; the lobes sometimes also awned. Palea almost as long as the lemma; keels glabrous, without wings. Lodicules glabrous. Awn shorter than the lemma

Worldwide: 2 species in southern Africa and Madagascar

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

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gynoglossa (Gooss.) De WinterE

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Flora of Mozambique: Styppeiochloa

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ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Styppeiochloa
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Styppeiochloa
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Styppeiochloa
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Styppeiochloa
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Styppeiochloa

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: Styppeiochloa.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=142, retrieved 28 August 2014

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