G.365. Pogonarthria Stapf

Description of the genus

Annuals or perennials. Inflorescence composed of 1 or more deciduous racemes arranged along an axis. Spikelets with several flowers, laterally flattened. Glumes 1-nerved, membranous, unequal. Lemmas 3-nerved, keeled, acuminate to shortly awned.

Worldwide: 4 species in tropical and South Africa

Zambia: 3 taxa.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsProvincesContent
fleckii (Hack.) Hack.S
refracta Launert [LR-lc]S
squarrosa (Roem. & Schult.) Pilg.B,N,W,C,E,SE,LkDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Pogonarthria:

Our websites:

Flora of Botswana: Pogonarthria
Flora of Caprivi: Pogonarthria
Flora of Malawi: Pogonarthria
Flora of Mozambique: Pogonarthria
Flora of Zimbabwe: Pogonarthria

External websites:

ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Pogonarthria
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Pogonarthria
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Pogonarthria
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Pogonarthria
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Pogonarthria
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Pogonarthria

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-19

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2019). Flora of Zambia: Genus page: Pogonarthria.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=166, retrieved 17 September 2019

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