Aristida beyrichiana

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Aristida beyrichiana Trin. & Rupr.

Poaceae

Life form: grass

Exposure: sun - Exposure: half shade  

Arrangement: alternate
Leaves: decidious

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

Aristida beyrichiana is a grass.

Naming

Aristida beyrichiana was described by Carl Bernhard von Trinius and Franz Josef Ruprecht in 1842. The name is considered as validly published.

Taxonomy

Aristida beyrichiana is a species in the genus Aristida which contains approximately 302 to 338 species and belongs to the family of the Poaceae (Grass Family).

Characteristics

Growth

The grasses reach heights of 30 to 45 centimetres.

Leaves

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

Flowers and Fruits

Aristida beyrichiana produces flowers that are arranged in panicles from to .

The grasses produce caryopses.

Root System

The plants form fibrous roots.

Distribution

Cultivation

The grasses prefer a sunny to half-shady situation.

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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