Diplacrum R. Br.

Description of the genus

Annual or perennial herbs. Culm scapose. Leaves eligulate. Involucral bracts leaf-like, sheathing. Inflorescence a sessile or shortly stalked cluster of spikelets; glumes 2 below the flower. Nutlets ribbed.
This genus is closely related to Scleria.

Worldwide: 7 species in the Old World and one in South America.

Zambia: 1 taxon.

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africanum C.B. Clarke

Other sources of information about Diplacrum:

External websites:

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

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: Diplacrum.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1942, retrieved 18 January 2021

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