Aegilops comosa

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Aegilops comosa Sm.

Poaceae

Life form: grass

 

Arrangement: alternate
Leaves:

Shape: linear

Division: simple

Shape: not specified
Fruit: caryopsis

 

Inflorescence: spike

Petals: not specified
Habit: not specified

Growth form: not specified

Taxonomy

Divisio:
Magnoliophyta
Subdivisio:
Magnoliophytina
Classis:
Liliopsida
Subclassis:
Commelinidae
Superordo:
Poanae
Ordo:
Poales

Aegilops comosa is a grass.

Naming

Aegilops comosa was described by James Edward Smith. The name is considered as validly published.

Taxonomy

Aegilops comosa is a species in the genus Aegilops which contains approximately 29 to 40 species and belongs to the family of the Poaceae (Grass Family).

Characteristics

Growth

The grasses reach heights of 15 to 40 centimetres.

Leaves

Aegilops comosa has simple leaves that are alternate. The leaves are linear, entire and have parallel venation.

Flowers and Fruits

The flowers of Aegilops comosa are arranged in spikes.

The grasses produce caryopses.

Root System

Distribution

Aegilops comosa is native to Southeast Europe, North Afrika and western Asia.

Cultivation

Uses

Maintenance and Propagation

Cultivars

Pests and Diseases

Literature

  • Walter Erhardt, Erich Götz, Nils Bödeker, Siegmund Seybold: Der große Zander. Eugen Ulmer KG, Stuttgart 2008, ISBN 978-3-8001-5406-7. (Ger.)
  • Christoper Brickell (Editor-in-chief): RHS A-Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants. Third edition. Dorling Kindersley, London 2003, ISBN 0-7513-3738-2.

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