G.285. Nematopoa C.E. Hubb.

Description of the genus

Perennial. Inflorescence an open panicle with capillary branches. Spikelets 4-7-flowered; glumes very unequal, shorter than lowermost lemma. Lemmas dorsally rounded, 3-nerved, pilose on back and margins; apex 2-lobed with a long slender awn from the sinus.

Worldwide: 1 species occurring in Zimbabwe and Zambia

Zambia: 1 taxon.

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longipes (Stapf & C.E. Hubb.) C.E. Hubb.CCDescription

Other sources of information about Nematopoa:

Our websites:

Flora of Zimbabwe: Nematopoa

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-24

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2024). Flora of Zambia: Genus page: Nematopoa.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=145, retrieved 4 March 2024

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