G.255 Tribolium Desv.

Description of the genus

Annuals or perennials. Inflorescence a lobed or spike-like panicle. Spikelets 2-many-flowered, broadly cuneate to circular, tardily disarticulating beneath each floret. Glumes coriaceous, 3-7-nerved, acute to shortly awned. Lemmas coriaceous, 5-9-nerved, clavate-hairy on margin; emarginate to acute, rarely with a brief awn.

Worldwide: c. 10 species in South Africa

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

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

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: Tribolium.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=140, retrieved 24 March 2023

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