G.302. Schmidtia Steud. ex J.A. Schmidt

Description of the genus

Annuals or perennials. Spikelets 4-6(-9)-flowered; glumes subequal, persistent, 9-11-nerved; lemma dorsally long-villous towards the base, usually scabrid, 6-lobed to nearly the middle with 5 scabrid awns between the membranous lobes; callus bearded.

Worldwide: 2 species occurring in Africa, Cape Verde Is and Pakistan

Botswana: 2 taxa.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
kalahariensis StentN,SW,SE
pappophoroides Steud. ex J.A. SchmidtN,SW,SEDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Schmidtia:

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Flora of Caprivi: Schmidtia
Flora of Malawi: Schmidtia
Flora of Mozambique: Schmidtia
Flora of Zambia: Schmidtia
Flora of Zimbabwe: Schmidtia

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Botswana: Genus page: Schmidtia.
https://www.botswanaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=152, retrieved 31 January 2023

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