494.000 Tetraria P. Beauv.

Description of the genus

Perennial herbs, stems scapose or with few nodes. Leaves with conspicuous sheaths, sometimes with ligules, blades flat or incurved. Inflorescence usually a narrow panicle. Spikelets several to many. Nutlets small often crowned by the persistent style.

Worldwide: 50 species in South Africa.

Malawi: 1 taxon.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
mlanjensis J. Raynal

Other sources of information about Tetraria:

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Flora of Zimbabwe: Tetraria

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

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: Tetraria.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=289, retrieved 4 December 2023

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