Apluda mutica

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Apluda mutica L.

Poaceae

Life form: grass

 

Arrangement: alternate
Leaves: decidious

Shape: linear

Division: simple

Shape: not specified
Fruit: caryopsis

149C / add664 

Inflorescence: raceme

Petals: not specified
Habit: not specified

Growth form: not specified

Taxonomy

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

Apluda mutica is a grass.

Naming

Apluda mutica was described by Carl Linnaeus in 1753. The name is considered as validly published.

Taxonomy

Apluda mutica is a species in the genus Apluda which contains approximately 1 to 3 species and belongs to the family of the Poaceae (Grass Family).

Characteristics

Growth

The grasses reach heights of 30 to 300 centimetres.

Leaves

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

Flowers and Fruits

Apluda mutica produces racemes of greenish flowers from July to December.

The grasses produce caryopses.

Root System

Distribution

Apluda mutica is native to China, South Asia, Indochina, Afghanistan, Japan, the Malay Peninsula, New Guinea, the Philippines, Southwest Asia, Queensland, the Mascarene Island, Madagascar and the Comoros and New Caledonia.

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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