G.164. Streblochaete Pilg.

Description of the genus

Perennial. Inflorescence an open, somewhat secund, panicle. Spikelets (1-)2-6-flowered, laterally flattened, the lower 2-4 fertile, terminating above in a lanceolate cluster of rudiments. Glumes 2, subequal, persistent, apex acute; lower 3-nerved, slightly smaller than the upper; upper 5-nerved. Lemmas much exceeding the glumes, 7-nerved; apex 2-lobed or entire, awned from the back below the sinus; awn long, becoming tangled with awns from other florets. Floret callus pubescent, pungent.

Worldwide: 1 species in tropical Africa, RĂ©union, Indonesia and the Philippines.

Zambia: 1 taxon.

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longiarista (A. Rich.) Pilg.EDescription

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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Streblochaete

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-22

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2022). Flora of Zambia: Genus page: Streblochaete.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=127, retrieved 29 September 2022

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