Aegilops searsii

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Aegilops searsii Feldman & Kislev

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 searsii is a grass.

Naming

Aegilops searsii was described by Moshe Feldman and Mordechai E. Kislev in 1978. The name is considered as validly published.

Taxonomy

Aegilops searsii 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 10 to 50 centimetres.

Leaves

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

Flowers and Fruits

The flowers of Aegilops searsii are arranged in spikes.

The grasses produce caryopses.

Root System

Distribution

Aegilops searsii is native to 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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