G.274. Alloeochaete C.E. Hubb.

Description of the genus

Inflorescence an open or contracted panicle. Spikelets (4)5–10-flowered; glumes unequal, shorter than the lowermost lemma, acute, acuminate or 2-lobed and shortly awned; lowermost floret male or with a rudimentary or rarely a perfect ovary, persisting on the panicle with the glumes, the lemma resembling the superior glume or deeply 2-lobed; floret callus oblong; fertile lemmas dorsally rounded, 5-nerved, glabrous or pilose above, with a tuft of hairs on each margin below, 2-lobed at the apex, the lobes aristate, with a geniculate awn in the sinus.

Worldwide: Species 6 in Tanzania, Mozambique, Malawi and Angola.

Mozambique: 1 taxon.

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namuliensis Chippind.[End][VU]Z

Other sources of information about Alloeochaete:

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Flora of Malawi: Alloeochaete

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-20

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2020). Flora of Mozambique: Genus page: Alloeochaete.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=2178, retrieved 30 September 2020

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