Amphicarpum amphicarpon

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Amphicarpum amphicarpon Kunth

Poaceae

Life form: grass

 

Arrangement: alternate
Leaves:

Shape: linear

Division: simple

Shape: not specified
Fruit: caryopsis

 

Inflorescence: not specified

Petals: not specified
Habit: not specified

Growth form: not specified

Taxonomy

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

Amphicarpum amphicarpon is a grass.

Naming

Amphicarpum amphicarpon was already described and the name validly published by Frederick Traugott Pursh. It was George Valentine Nash, however, who reclassified it into todays valid botanical systematics in 1894.

Taxonomy

Amphicarpum amphicarpon is a species in the genus Amphicarpum which contains 2 species and belongs to the family of the Poaceae (Grass Family).

Characteristics

Growth

Leaves

Amphicarpum amphicarpon has simple leaves that are alternate. The leaves are linear, entire and have parallel venation.

Flowers and Fruits

The grasses produce caryopses.

Root System

Distribution

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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