G.225. Bromus L.

Description of the genus

Annuals or perennials. Leaves: ligule membranous. Infl usually an open panicle. Spikelets 2-many-flowered, all alike, laterally flattened; glumes unequal, persistent, keeled; lower 1-7-nerved; upper 3-9-nerved; lemmas with 2-dentate apex, awned or mucronate from the sinus.

Zimbabwe: 6 taxa.

Bromus catharticus

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
catharticus VahlN,W,C,E,SDescription, Image
diandrus RothC
hordeaceus L.C
inermis Leyss.C
leptocladus NeesEDescription, Image
pectinatus Thunb.C

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Flora of Caprivi: Bromus
Flora of Malawi: Bromus
Flora of Mozambique: Bromus

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

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: Bromus.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=136, retrieved 1 February 2023

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