G.290. Arundo L.

Description of the genus

Tall, rhizomatous, perennial reeds. Leaves cauline: ligule membranous with minutely ciliate margin. Panicle large, plumose Spikelets with the lowermost floret bisexual; glumes as long as spikelet, 3-5-nerved, lemmas plumose below middle, membranous, 3-7-nerved; apex entire or 2-dentate with a small straight awn.

Worldwide: 3 species in the Mediterranean region and Taiwan

Botswana: 1 taxon.

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Other sources of information about Arundo:

Our websites:

Flora of Zimbabwe: Arundo
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Arundo

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-22

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2022). Flora of Botswana: Genus page: Arundo.
https://www.botswanaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=146, retrieved 2 July 2022

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