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Title: 29. Tricostularia
Contributor(s): Liang, Songyun (author); Bruhl, Jeremy J (author)orcid ; Wilson, Karen (author)
Publication Date: 2010
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Abstract: Herbs, perennial. Rhizomes short. Culms tufted, erect, terete or 3-angled. Leaves basal, rarely 1 or 2 cauline, often reduced to sheaths; ligule absent. Inflorescences paniculate, usually much branched. Spikelets solitary or clustered, compressed, narrowly ovoid-oblong, 1- or 2(or 3)-flowered, basalmost flower usually male, apical flower(s) bisexual. Glumes 4-6, pale brown, distichous, membranous, glabrous, 1-veined, keeled, basal 2-4 empty. Perianth scales (3-)6, whitish, lanceolate to linear, short, flat, hyaline. Stamens 3; connective apex apiculate. Stigmas 3. Nutlet brown, sessile, obovoid or pyriform, small, 3-sided, with 3 pale ribs, hispid at apex. Six species: all in Australia, one extending to Asia; one species in China.
Publication Type: Entry In Reference Work
Source of Publication: Flora of China, v.23: Acoraceae through Cyperaceae, p. 260-260
Publisher: Science Press and Missouri Botanical Garden Press
Place of Publication: China and United States of America
ISBN: 1930723997
Field of Research (FOR): 060310 Plant Systematics and Taxonomy
HERDC Category Description: N Entry In Reference Work
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