G.345. Halopyrum Stapf

Cope, T.A. (1999) Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(2)

Description of the genus

Inflorescence of short racemes scattered along and appressed to an elongated central axis. Spikelets several-flowered, shortly pedicelled, laterally compressed, disarticulating above the glumes and between the florets; glumes persistent, subequal; lemmas exserted from the glumes, 3-nerved, coriaceous. Caryopsis elliptic.

Worldwide: One species along the Indian Ocean and Red Sea shorelines.

Mozambique: 1 taxon.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
mucronatum (L.) StapfN,Z,MS,GI

Other sources of information about Halopyrum:

External websites:

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

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: Halopyrum.
http://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=2185, retrieved 12 December 2017

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