Arctagrostis arundinacea

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Arctagrostis arundinacea (Trin.) Tzvelev

Poaceae

Life form: grass

 

Arrangement: alternate
Leaves:

Shape: linear

Division: simple

Shape: not specified
Fruit: caryopsis

 

Inflorescence: panicle

Petals: not specified
Habit: not specified

Growth form: not specified

Taxonomy

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

Arctagrostis arundinacea is a grass.

Naming

Arctagrostis arundinacea was already described and the name validly published by Carl Bernhard von Trinius. It was William James Beal, however, who reclassified it into todays valid botanical systematics in 1896.

Taxonomy

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

Characteristics

Growth

The grasses reach heights of 1 to 1,5 metres.

Leaves

Arctagrostis arundinacea has simple leaves that are alternate. The leaves are linear, entire and have parallel venation.

Flowers and Fruits

The flowers of Arctagrostis arundinacea are arranged in panicles.

The grasses produce caryopses.

Root System

Distribution

Cultivation

Uses

Maintenance and Propagation

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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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