468.005 Kyllingiella R.W. Haines & Lye

Description of the genus

Perennial herbs, rarely exceeding 40 cm. Inflorescence a compact, dense, white (in ours), head. Each head consists of several rounded or ovate pseudospikelets; each pseudospikelet is composed of spirally arranged scales (referred to here as pseudoglumes); each scale subtends a flower. Perianth segments 0. Nutlet usually obovoid and minutely papillose.

Zambia: 2 taxa.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsProvincesContent
microcephala (Steud.) R.W. Haines & LyeNw,C,Lk,S
polyphylla (A. Rich.) LyeN,C

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Flora of Botswana: Kyllingiella
Flora of Malawi: Kyllingiella
Flora of Mozambique: Kyllingiella
Flora of Zimbabwe: Kyllingiella

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

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-22

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2022). Flora of Zambia: Genus page: Kyllingiella.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=276, retrieved 11 August 2022

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