Bromuniola Stapf & C.E. Hubb.

Launert, E. (1971) Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(1)

Description of the genus

Spikelets long-pedicelled, solitary, laterally compressed, loosely imbricate, 3-7-flowered, awned. Inflorescences of large panicles with spreading lax delicate branches. Glumes sub-equal, persistent, keeled, membranous, acute, prominently 5-nerved, scaberulous along the keels, glabrous. Lemmas similar to the glumes, 7-nerved, acute and shortly awned, keeled, glabrous and smooth except for the scaberulous keels and awns. Paleas slightly shorter than the lemmas, 2-keeled, hyaline, compressed, apex obtuse, base bulging out from the lemma. Lodicules 2, broadly cuneate.

Worldwide: One species in tropical Africa.

Zambia: 1 taxon.

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gossweileri Stapf & C.E. Hubb. WCb

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External websites:

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

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: Bromuniola., retrieved 19 July 2024

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