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Perennial. Inflorescence a spike-like head of numerous tightly-packed racemes on an elongated axis. Spikelets 2-3-flowered; lowermost fertile, second floret male or sterile, the uppermost reduced to an awn; laterally flattened, alternate in 2 rows, disarticulating above the glumes. Glumes subequal, 1-nerved, membranous, as long as the spikelet and enclosing the florets, shortly awned. Fertile lemma much shorter than the glumes, membranous, entire and acute at apex, with a long flexuous terminal awn.
- Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings
- bibliographic citation
- Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T. and Ballings, P. (2002-2014). Pogonochloa Flora of Zimbabwe website. Accessed 28 August 2014 at http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=185
- Mark Hyde
- Bart Wursten
- Petra Ballings
Pogonochloa: Brief Summary
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Pogonochloa is a genus of plants in the grass family. The only known species is Pogonochloa greenwayi, native to Zambia and Zimbabwe.
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