Alopecurus dasyanthus

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Alopecurus dasyanthus Trautv.

Poaceae

Life form: grass

 

Soil: sand - Soil: gritty-sandy - Soil: loam - Soil: sandy loam - Soil: clay - Soil: sandy clay - Soil: loamy clay

Arrangement: alternate
Leaves: decidious

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

Alopecurus dasyanthus is a grass.

Naming

Alopecurus dasyanthus was described by Ernst Rudolf von Trautvetter. The name is considered as validly published.

Taxonomy

Alopecurus dasyanthus is a species in the genus Alopecurus which contains approximately 52 to 74 species and belongs to the family of the Poaceae (Grass Family).

Characteristics

Growth

The grasses are comparatively long-lived.

Leaves

Alopecurus dasyanthus is deciduous. The simple leaves are alternate. They are linear with entire margins and parallel venation.

Flowers and Fruits

The flowers of Alopecurus dasyanthus are arranged in spikes.

The grasses produce caryopses.

Root System

Distribution

Cultivation

The grasses prefer sandy, gritty-sandy, loamy, sandy-loamy, clay, sandy clay or loamy clay soil.

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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