Dulichium Pers.
  • Syn. Pl. 1: 65. 1805.
  • Duliche [Latin dulichium, a kind of sedge]

Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Dulichium Pers. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-4000012726. Accessed on: 18 Feb 2020'

General Information

Herbs, perennial, cespitose or not, rhizomatous. Culms terete. Leaves cauline; ligules present; proximal leaves bladeless, distal with well-developed blades, flat. Inflorescences axillary, spicate, with 3–10 spikelets per spike; primary bracts leaflike, each subtending spike. Spikelets: scales 4–8, distichously arranged, each subtending flower. Flowers bisexual; perianth of 6–9 retrorsely barbed bristles, slightly longer than achene; stamens 3; styles 2-fid, base persistent, linear. Achenes biconvex. x = 16.

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    "Spikelets crowded in rather short, axillary spikes of mostly 7–10, distichous on the rachis; scales distichous, each subtending a perfect fl, their margins hyaline and decurrent on the eventually disarticulating rachilla as a hyaline wing; bristles 6–9, retrorsely barbed, exceeding the achene; stamens 3; style bifid; achene flattened, linear-oblong; tall, rhizomatous perennial sedges with subterete, hollow, jointed, leafy stems, numerous short blades and numerous short-peduncled spikes solitary in the upper axils. Monotypic."

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    Other Local Names

    Duliche [Latin dulichium, a kind of sedge]


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