Pseudobromus K. Schum.

Launert, E. (1971) Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(1)

Description of the genus

Perennial forest grasses with usually flaccid leaves. Leaf-laminae usually inconspicuously and irregularly tessellate. Inflorescence a large, open panicle, erect or nodding. Spikelets solitary, pedicelled, slightly compressed laterally; florets 1 or 2(4). Glumes 2, persistent, subequal, 1-3-nerved, membranous. Lemmas exceeding the glumes, firmly membranous, dorsally rounded. Paleas c. as long as the body of the lemmas. Caryopsis oblong in outline, ventrally longitudinally grooved.

Worldwide: Three or four species in Africa and Madagascar.

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
engleri (Pilg.) ClaytonEDescription

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Pseudobromus
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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Zimbabwe: Genus page: Pseudobromus., retrieved 18 May 2024

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