Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/7656
Title: 27. Machaerina
Contributor(s): Liang, Songyun (author); Bruhl, Jeremy J (author)orcid ; Wilson, Karen (author)
Publication Date: 2010
Handle Link: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/7656
Abstract: Herbs, perennial, often with long scaly rhizomes. Culms tufted, erect, flattened, angular, or terete, usually smooth, rarely rough. Leaves distichous; basal sheaths brown to purplish; ligule absent; leaf blade unifacial, compressed or terete, sometimes reduced to a sheath. Involucral bracts sheathing and with a short blade. Inflorescences paniculate, consisting of few to several partial panicles, main axis often sinuous. Spikelets often clustered, rarely solitary, ovoid to narrowly ovoid, compressed. Glumes distichous, basal 1 or 2 flowers bisexual, apical flower(s) male. Perianth bristles absent. Stamens 3. Style base distinctly thickened, conic or pyramidal, persistent; stigmas 3. Nutlet stipitate or sessile, ovoid, oblong, or oblong-ellipsoid, ± terete or 3-sided, smooth or rugulose, apex beaked. About 50 species: mostly tropical and temperate regions, especially Australia; three species (two endemic) in China.
Publication Type: Entry In Reference Work
Source of Publication: Flora of China, v.23: Acoraceae through Cyperaceae, p. 259-259
Publisher: Science Press and Missouri Botanical Garden Press
Place of Publication: China and United States of America
ISBN: 1930723997
9781930723993
Field of Research (FOR): 060310 Plant Systematics and Taxonomy
HERDC Category Description: N Entry In Reference Work
Other Links: http://www.efloras.org/florataxon.aspx?flora_id=2&taxon_id=119255
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