G.157. Hainardia Greuter

Leistner, O.A. (ed.) (2000) Seed plants of southern Africa: families and genera Strelitzia 10

Description of the genus

Annual, tufted. Leaf blade expanded or rolled. Inflorescence a single cylindric spike on a hard, articulated rhachis, rhachis fragile; spikelets edgeways on sunk into rhachis but longer than internodes. Spikelets compressed, falling with glumes. Floret 1, membranous, glabrous.

Worldwide: 1 species native to the Mediterranean region, naturalised in southern Africa.

Mozambique: 0 taxa.

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-22

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2022). Flora of Mozambique: Genus page: Hainardia.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=2183, retrieved 6 July 2022

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