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 Caprivi: cultivated Kyllingiella
Flora of Malawi: Kyllingiella
Flora of Mozambique: Kyllingiella
Flora of Zimbabwe: Kyllingiella

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Kyllingiella
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Kyllingiella
JSTOR Plant Science: Kyllingiella
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Kyllingiella
Plants of the World Online: Kyllingiella
Tropicos: Kyllingiella
Wikipedia: Kyllingiella

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: Kyllingiella.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=276, retrieved 1 March 2024

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