468.005 Kyllingiella R.W. Haines & Lye

Description of the genus

Perennial herbs, rarely exceeding 40 cm. Inflorescence a compact, dense, white (in ours), head. Each head consists of several rounded or ovate pseudospikelets; each pseudospikelet is composed of spirally arranged scales (referred to here as pseudoglumes); each scale subtends a flower. Perianth segments 0. Nutlet usually obovoid and minutely papillose.

Zimbabwe: 2 taxa.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
microcephala (Steud.) R.W. Haines & LyeN,W,C
polyphylla (A. Rich.) LyeN

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Flora of Botswana: Kyllingiella
Flora of Malawi: Kyllingiella
Flora of Mozambique: Kyllingiella
Flora of Zambia: Kyllingiella

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ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Kyllingiella
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Kyllingiella
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Kyllingiella
Wikipedia: Kyllingiella
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Kyllingiella
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Kyllingiella

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Zimbabwe: Genus page: Kyllingiella.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=276, retrieved 21 March 2023

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