G.562. Zonotriche (C.E. Hubb.) J.B. Phipps

Description of the genus

Perennials. Spikelets borne in triads with connate pedicels; peduncle developing a hook-like flexure at maturity and the triads falling entire. Spikelets brown. Lower lemma 5-nerved. Upper lemma with or without hair-tufts, 2-lobed with a persistent geniculate awn. Callus of the upper floret short, broadly rounded. Palea keels with or without narrow wings.

Worldwide: 3 species in tropical Africa

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

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inamoena (K. Schum.) ClaytonNDescription

Other sources of information about Zonotriche:

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Flora of Malawi: Zonotriche
Flora of Mozambique: Zonotriche
Flora of Zambia: Zonotriche

External websites:

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

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: Zonotriche.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=219, retrieved 22 May 2024

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