G.340. Tripogon Roem. & Schult.

Description of the genus

Perennials. Inflorescence a single terminal ± secund raceme; spikelets in 2 rows. Spikelets 2-many-flowered, laterally compressed, disarticulating above the glumes and between the florets. Glumes 1-nerved (rarely upper 3-nerved), persistent. Lemmas 3-nerved, membranous, glabrous.

Worldwide: 20 species in the Old World tropics with 1 in tropical America

Botswana: 1 taxon.

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minimus (A. Rich.) Steud.N,SE

Other sources of information about Tripogon:

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

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Botswana: Genus page: Tripogon.
https://www.botswanaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=157, retrieved 18 August 2019

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