G.125. Dactylis L.

Description of the genus

Perennial. Inflorescence a contracted panicle, lobed, 1-sided, the spikelets grouped in compact fascicles at the ends of the main branches. Spikelets 2-5-flowered, laterally flattened. Glumes keeled. Lemmas 5-nerved, keeled, spiny-ciliate on the keel, entire or 2-dentate, mucronate or with a short awn.

Worldwide: 1 species in temperate Eurasia; introduced elsewhere

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

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glomerata L.C,E

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External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Dactylis
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Dactylis
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Dactylis
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Dactylis
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
iNaturalist: Dactylis
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Dactylis
JSTOR Plant Science: Dactylis
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Dactylis
Plants of the World Online: Dactylis
Tropicos: Dactylis
Wikipedia: Dactylis

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: Dactylis.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=126, retrieved 24 April 2024

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