G.325. Habrochloa C.E. Hubb.

Description of the genus

Annual. Inflorescence a delicate panicle. Spikelets 3-5-flowered, laterally flattened. Glumes membranous, as long as the spikelet, 1-nerved, acuminate. Floret callus square. Lemmas 3-nerved, shortly 2-lobed at the apex, with a filiform awn from the sinus.

Worldwide: 1 species in tropical Africa

Zambia: 1 taxon.

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Other sources of information about Habrochloa:

Our websites:

Flora of Malawi: Habrochloa
Flora of Zimbabwe: Habrochloa

External websites:

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

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: Habrochloa.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=155, retrieved 22 February 2024

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