G.171. Trisetopsis Röser & Wölk, A.


Wölk, A. & Röser, M. (2013) The new genus Trisetopsis and new combinations in oat-like grasses (Poaceae) Schlechtendalia 25 57-61

Description of the genus

Perennials. Inflorescence a narrow and often erect, panicle. Spikelets 2-6-flowered, laterally flattened, disarticulating above the glumes and between the florets; lowermost florets bisexual, upper reduced. Glumes unequal, persistent, keeled, acute to acuminate; lower shorter, 1-3-nerved; upper 3-5-nerved. Lemmas exserted from the glumes, 5-11-nerved, dorsally awned, 2-fid, sometimes the lobes with apical bristles.

Worldwide: c. 100 species, mainly in temperate Eurasia but also on tropical mountains

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

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elongatum (Hochst. ex A. Rich.) Röser & A. WölkC,E,SDescription

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Flora of Malawi: Trisetopsis
Flora of Mozambique: Trisetopsis
Flora of Zambia: Trisetopsis

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ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Trisetopsis
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Trisetopsis
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Trisetopsis
Wikipedia: Trisetopsis
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Trisetopsis
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Trisetopsis

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Zimbabwe: Genus page: Trisetopsis.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=128, retrieved 2 February 2023

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