471.010 Bulbostylis Kunth

Description of the genus

Annual or perennial herbs. Leaves usually very narrow and almost filiform, usually with tufts of hairs at the mouth of the leaf sheath. Inflorescence an anthela. Glumes spirally arranged; the lowest 1-2 may be empty, the others bisexual. Perianth 0. Stamens 2-3; stigmas 2-3, the base of the style persisting as a distinct rim or knob. Nutlet biconvex if stigmas 2, trigonous if stigmas 3. Nutlet smooth, tuberculate or, more often, transversely wrinkled.

Mozambique: 8 taxa.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
boeckeleriana (Schweinf.) BeetleDescription, Image
burchellii (Ficalho & Hiern) C.B. ClarkeGIImage
contexta (Nees) M. BodardDescription, Image
hispidula (Vahl) R.W. HainesDescription, Image
macra (Ridl.) C.B. ClarkeDescription, Image
oritrephes (Ridl.) C.B. ClarkeMS,GIDescription, Image
pilosa (Willd.) Cherm.GIDescription, Image
schoenoides (Kunth) C.B.Clarke sens. lat.Description, Image

Other sources of information about Bulbostylis:

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Flora of Botswana: Bulbostylis
Flora of Caprivi: Bulbostylis
Flora of Malawi: Bulbostylis
Flora of Zambia: Bulbostylis
Flora of Zimbabwe: Bulbostylis

External websites:

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

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: Bulbostylis.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=283, retrieved 24 September 2020

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