G.171. Trisetopsis Röser & Wölk, A.

HELICTOTRICHON Besser

Wölk, A. & Röser, M. (2013) The new genus Trisetopsis and new combinations in oat-like grasses (Poaceae) Schlechtendalia 25 57-61

Description of the genus

Perennials. Inflorescence a narrow and often erect, panicle. Spikelets 2-6-flowered, laterally flattened, disarticulating above the glumes and between the florets; lowermost florets bisexual, upper reduced. Glumes unequal, persistent, keeled, acute to acuminate; lower shorter, 1-3-nerved; upper 3-5-nerved. Lemmas exserted from the glumes, 5-11-nerved, dorsally awned, 2-fid, sometimes the lobes with apical bristles.

Worldwide: c. 100 species, mainly in temperate Eurasia but also on tropical mountains

Malawi: 2 taxa.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
elongatum (Hochst. ex A. Rich.) Röser & A. WölkN,SDescription
milanjianum (Rendle) Röser & A. WölkS

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Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Trisetopsis
Flora of Mozambique: Trisetopsis
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Flora of Zimbabwe: Trisetopsis

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

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: Trisetopsis.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=128, retrieved 25 April 2024

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