G.324. Triraphis R. Br.

Description of the genus

Annuals or perennials. Inflorescence an open or contracted panicle. Spikelet 4-more-flowered Lemmas keeled, scarious-membranous, 3-nerved, villous on lateral nerves; apex 3-lobed and 3-awned, the central lobe 2-toothed and awned from the sinus; laterals lobed on the inner side.

Worldwide: 7 species; 6 in tropical Africa (one also in Arabia) and 1 in Australia

Mozambique: 2 taxa.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
andropogonoides (Steud.) E. PhillipsM
schinzii Hack.GI,MDescription

Other sources of information about Triraphis:

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Flora of Botswana: Triraphis
Flora of Zambia: Triraphis
Flora of Zimbabwe: Triraphis

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Mozambique: Genus page: Triraphis.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=154, retrieved 23 March 2023

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