G.164. Streblochaete Pilg.

Description of the genus

Perennial. Inflorescence an open, somewhat secund, panicle. Spikelets (1-)2-6-flowered, laterally flattened, the lower 2-4 fertile, terminating above in a lanceolate cluster of rudiments. Glumes 2, subequal, persistent, apex acute; lower 3-nerved, slightly smaller than the upper; upper 5-nerved. Lemmas much exceeding the glumes, 7-nerved; apex 2-lobed or entire, awned from the back below the sinus; awn long, becoming tangled with awns from other florets. Floret callus pubescent, pungent.

Worldwide: 1 species in tropical Africa, RĂ©union, Indonesia and the Philippines.

Malawi: 1 taxon.

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longiarista (A. Rich.) Pilg.N,CDescription

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Streblochaete
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Tropicos: Streblochaete
Wikipedia: Streblochaete

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: Streblochaete.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=127, retrieved 18 April 2024

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