Blysmopsis Oteng-Yeb.
  • Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh 33(2): 309. 1974.
  • Blysmopsis [Blysmus, a genus name, and Greek -opsis, likeness]


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General Information

Herbs, perennial, cespitose, rhizomatous. Culms terete or distally rounded-trigonous. Leaves basal; ligules present; blades flat. Inflorescences terminal, spicate; involucral bracts several, suberect, proximal leaflike, distal scalelike; spikelets 2–25 per spike. Spikelets: scales 2–5, lateral spikelets spirally arranged, each subtending flower, terminal spikelets pseudodistichous. Flowers bisexual; perianth bristles (0–)3–5(–6), barbed, shorter than achene; stamens 3; styles linear, 2-fid, base persistent. Achenes biconvex or plano-convex. x = 20.

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    Literature

    SELECTED REFERENCE

    Oteng-Yeboah, A. A. 1977. Observations on Blysmus and Blysmopsis. Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh 33: 399–406.

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    Other Local Names

    NameLanguageCountry
    Blysmopsis [Blysmus, a genus name, and Greek -opsis, likeness]

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