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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.
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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
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Pogonochloa

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Pogonochloa is a genus of plants in the grass family.[1][2] The only known species is Pogonochloa greenwayi, native to Zambia and Zimbabwe.[3][4]

References

  1. ^ Hubbard, Charles Edward 1940. Hooker's Icones Plantarum 35: plate 3421
  2. ^ Grassbase - The World Online Grass Flora
  3. ^ Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  4. ^ Cope, T. (1999). Flora Zambesiaca 10(2): 1-261. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
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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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