Alopecurus rendlei

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Alopecurus rendlei Eig

Poaceae

Life form: grass

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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 rendlei is a grass.

Naming

Alopecurus rendlei was described by Alexander Eig in 1937. The name is considered as validly published.

Taxonomy

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

Flowers and Fruits

Alopecurus rendlei produces flowers that are arranged in spikes from May to June.

The grasses produce caryopses.

Root System

Distribution

Alopecurus rendlei is native to the Iberian Peninsula, the Apennine Peninsula, France, Central Europe, the Balkan Peninsula and Turkey.

Cultivation

The grasses tolerate temperatures down to -29°C (USDA zone 5).

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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