Lolium

Genus in the Global Pollen Project's Master Reference Collection.

Digitised Reference Slides

We currently have 3 digitised slides. Each record may contain multiple individual grains and images.

Distribution
Lolium (rights holder: Valter Jacinto) © Valter Jacinto

Ryegrass

Annuals or perennials. Leaves with 2 auricles at the base of the lamina. Inflorescence with spikelets borne alternately, edgeways on and partially sunk in the rhachis, on opposite sides of the axis of a solitary raceme. Spikelets of many florets. Lower glume 0 in all but the terminal spikelet, the upper glume abaxial; the terminal spikelet with 2 glumes. Glumes 5-9-nerved. Lemma 5-nerved, awned or... Text © Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings

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Definition
Parent Taxon
Poaceae
Species
Taxonomic Completion
18.18%
2 of 11 accepted Species.
Global Pollen Project UUID
5ba14ec1-772c-4876-b8b4-9ac32889bcc5
Botanical Reference
None available. You can check The Plant List for further information.
Connected Datasets

This taxon is currently linked to the following locations.

The Plant List Global Biodiversity Information Facility