66.000 Triglochin L.

Martins, E.S. (2009) Juncaginaceae Flora Zambesiaca 12(2)

Description of the genus

Herbs with a naked stem. Leaves grass-like, flat or semi-terete, with a split sheath and often a ligule. Inflorescence a single spike or raceme, elongating in fruit.Stamens subsessile. Carpels 6, alternate ones sterile; ovules solitary; stigmas 3, plumose. Fertile mericarps 3.

Derivation of name: 3-barbed, referring to the fruits

Worldwide: 17 species, cosmopolitan, but mainly in southern temperate zones

Malawi: 1 taxon.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
bulbosa L. subsp. bulbosa N/C,CDescription

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Triglochin
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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Triglochin
Plants of the World Online: Triglochin
Tropicos: Triglochin
Wikipedia: Triglochin

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Malawi: Genus page: Triglochin.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=101, retrieved 25 April 2024

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