G.352. Dinebra Jacq.

Description of the genus

Annual (ours). Inflorescence of (in ours) short secund crowded racemes scattered along a central axis, with the spikelets sessile, 2-seriate, overlapping. Spikelets 1-several-flowered, cuneate, laterally flattened, eventually disarticulating above the glumes and between the florets. Glumes 1-3-nerved, subequal, acuminate to aristate, much longer than the florets. Lemmas 3-nerved, glabrous or pilose on the nerves; apex acute to 2-lobed.

Worldwide: 3 species in tropics and subtropics, from Africa and Madagascar to India

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

Dinebra retroflexa var. condensata

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retroflexa (Vahl) Panz. var. condensata S.M. PhillipsN,W,E,SDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Dinebra:

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Flora of Botswana: Dinebra
Flora of Caprivi: Dinebra
Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Dinebra
Flora of Mozambique: Dinebra
Flora of Zambia: Dinebra

External websites:

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

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: Dinebra.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=164, retrieved 14 April 2024

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