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Electronic Flora of South Australia genus Fact Sheet

Family: Gramineae
Spartina

Citation: Schreber, Gen. Pl. 1:43 (1789).

Synonymy: Not Applicable

Common name: None

Description:
Stout erect glabrous perennials, with rhizomes.

Inflorescence of erect spikes in a raceme, yellowish; spikelets 1-flowered, large, distichous, appressed to the rhachis; glumes membranous, unequal, keeled, 3-nerved; lemma similar to the second glume, 3-5-nerved.

Distribution:  16 species from America, Europe and Africa, usually on tidal mud flats. (Clapham, Turin & Warburg (1962) Flora of the British Isles).

Biology: No text

Author: Not yet available


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