G.302. Schmidtia Steud. ex J.A. Schmidt

Description of the genus

Annuals or perennials. Spikelets 4-6(-9)-flowered; glumes subequal, persistent, 9-11-nerved; lemma dorsally long-villous towards the base, usually scabrid, 6-lobed to nearly the middle with 5 scabrid awns between the membranous lobes; callus bearded.

Worldwide: 2 species occurring in Africa, Cape Verde Is and Pakistan

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

Schmidtia pappophoroides

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pappophoroides Steud. ex J.A. SchmidtN,W,C,E,SDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Schmidtia:

Our websites:

Flora of Botswana: Schmidtia
Flora of Caprivi: Schmidtia
Flora of Malawi: Schmidtia
Flora of Mozambique: Schmidtia
Flora of Zambia: Schmidtia

External websites:

ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Schmidtia
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Schmidtia
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Schmidtia
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Schmidtia
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Schmidtia
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Schmidtia

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Zimbabwe: Genus page: Schmidtia.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=152, retrieved 18 July 2019

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