G.225. Bromus L.

Description of the genus

Annuals or perennials. Leaves: ligule membranous. Infl usually an open panicle. Spikelets 2-many-flowered, all alike, laterally flattened; glumes unequal, persistent, keeled; lower 1-7-nerved; upper 3-9-nerved; lemmas with 2-dentate apex, awned or mucronate from the sinus.

Malawi: 2 taxa.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
catharticus VahlNDescription, Image
leptocladus NeesC,SDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Bromus:

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Flora of Caprivi: Bromus
Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Bromus
Flora of Mozambique: Bromus
Flora of Zimbabwe: Bromus

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Bromus
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Bromus
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Bromus
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Bromus
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
iNaturalist: Bromus
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Bromus
JSTOR Plant Science: Bromus
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Bromus
Plants of the World Online: Bromus
Tropicos: Bromus
Wikipedia: Bromus

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: Bromus.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=136, retrieved 15 July 2024

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