459.050 Alinula J. Raynal

Description of the genus

Slender annual. Stems scapose. Leaves eligulate; bracts leaf-like. Inflorescences congested. Spikes ovoid with many spikelet bracts. Spikelets 10-flowered with scales. Nutlet rounded with a short beak.

Worldwide: Includes 4 species from DR Congo to Ethiopia in the north and Namibia and Madagascar in the south.

Malawi: 2 taxa.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
malawica (J. Raynal) Goetgh. & Vorster
peteri (Kük.) Goetgh. & Vorster

Other sources of information about Alinula:

Our websites:

Flora of Caprivi: Alinula
Flora of Mozambique: Alinula
Flora of Zambia: Alinula
Flora of Zimbabwe: Alinula

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Malawi: Genus page: Alinula.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=270, retrieved 5 June 2023

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