G.324. Triraphis R. Br.

Description of the genus

Annuals or perennials. Inflorescence an open or contracted panicle. Spikelet 4-more-flowered Lemmas keeled, scarious-membranous, 3-nerved, villous on lateral nerves; apex 3-lobed and 3-awned, the central lobe 2-toothed and awned from the sinus; laterals lobed on the inner side.

Worldwide: 7 species; 6 in tropical Africa (one also in Arabia) and 1 in Australia

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

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Other sources of information about Triraphis:

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Flora of Botswana: Triraphis
Flora of Mozambique: Triraphis
Flora of Zambia: Triraphis

External websites:

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

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: Triraphis.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=154, retrieved 20 May 2024

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