G.557. Arundinella Raddi

Description of the genus

Perennial (in ours). Ligule membranous. Inflorescence with raceme-like primary branches. Spikelets purplish. Lower lemma 3-7-nerved. Upper lemma minutely rough with (in ours) a geniculate awn.

Worldwide: 47 species in tropical and subtropical regions, but mainly in Asia

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

Arundinella nepalensis

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nepalensis Trin.W,C,E,SDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Arundinella:

Our websites:

Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Arundinella
Flora of Malawi: Arundinella
Flora of Zambia: Arundinella

External websites:

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

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: Arundinella.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=216, retrieved 29 May 2024

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