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Electronic Flora of South Australia genus Fact Sheet

Family: Gramineae
Zoysia

Citation: Willd., Neue Schr. Ges. naturf Freunde Berl. 3:440 (1801).

Synonymy: Not Applicable

Common name: None

Description:
Small creeping plants; leaf blades rigid, flat; ligule a minute hairy membrane.

Inflorescence a dense spike; spikelets 1-flowered, subsessile, appressed to the continuous rhachis of the spike; glume 1, broad, coriaceous, keeled; lemma much smaller, hyaline.

Distribution:  10 species from the Mascarene Islands, Asia and Australasia.

Biology: No text

Author: Not yet available


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