G.546. Isachne R. Br.

Description of the genus

Perennial grass (in ours) confined to shady places in evergreen forests. Inflorescence a diffuse panicle. Spikelets dorsally flattened, 2-flowered. Glumes 2, subequal, deciduous. Lower floret bisexual or male; upper female or bisexual. Upper lemma crisply chartaceous to crustaceous.

Worldwide: 50 species, mainly in tropical regions

Mozambique: 1 taxon.

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Flora of Malawi: Isachne
Flora of Zambia: Isachne
Flora of Zimbabwe: Isachne

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ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Isachne
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Isachne
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Isachne
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Isachne
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Isachne
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Isachne

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-17

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2017). Flora of Mozambique: Genus page: Isachne.
http://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=214, retrieved 11 December 2017

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