Actinoschoenus Benth.
  • Hookers Icon. Pl. 14: 33. 1881.


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Actinoschoenus Benth. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-4000000525. Accessed on: 18 Feb 2020'

General Information

Perennials, shortly rhizomatous or stoloniferous. Culms scapose, tufted. Leaves ligulate; leaf blade very short or absent. Involucral bracts small. Inflorescences capitate with 2 to many spikelets. Spikelets with 4-7 distichous deciduous glumes of increasing length, 1(or 2)-flowered. Flowers bisexual, subtended by penultimate large glume enclosed by wings of next glume; rachilla internodes short, ± elongated between flowers. Perianth bristles absent. Stamens 3. Style deeply 3-cleft, deciduous, basally distinctly thickened. Nutlet obovoid, 3-sided, ± 3-ribbed, smooth to slightly tuberculate.

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    'Flora of China @ eFloras (2008). Published on the Internet http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=2 [accessed August 2016]' Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
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