Perennial herbs. Culms triangular or rarely rounded. Leaves with prominent long leaf sheaths. Inflorescence usually composed of several cylindric spikes but (in spicato-paniculata) consisting of 1-2 pyramidal panicles arising from upper leaf sheaths. Flowers unisexual, in unisexual or bisexual spikes. In this genus, in addition to the normal glume subtending the flower, the female flowers are encl... Text © Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra BallingsSee more in the Encyclopedia of Life...
- Parent Taxon
- Taxonomic Completion
0.87%18 of 2062 accepted Species.
- Global Pollen Project UUID
- Botanical Reference
- None available. You can check The Plant List for further information.