491.000 Actinoschoenus J. Raynal

Leistner, O.A. (ed.) (2000) Seed plants of southern Africa: families and genera Strelitzia 10

Description of the genus

Tufted. Erect, stoloniferous or rhizomatous perennials. Culms with basal nodes triquetrous. Leaves ligulate; blade very short. Inflorescence terminal, with 2-4 sessile, erect spikelets subtended by a single short bract. Spikelets with 4-7 deciduous glumes 1-2 flowered; flowers subtended by larger glume. Fruit a smooth nutlet.

Worldwide: 3 or 4 species in tropical Africa and southern Asia.

Zambia: 1 taxon.

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repens J. Raynal[DD]

Other sources of information about Actinoschoenus:

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

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-21

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2021). Flora of Zambia: Genus page: Actinoschoenus.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1941, retrieved 18 January 2021

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