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Aquatic perennial with long spongy culms, often floating in water and rooting at the nodes. Inflorescence a panicle.
Spikelets dorsally flattened, lanceolate, falling with the pedicel attached. Lower glume small; upper glume as long as spikelet and with a long awn (> 6 mm). Lower lemma acuminate, separated from the upper floret by a 1.5 mm internode.
- Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings
- bibliographic citation
- Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T. and Ballings, P. (2002-2014). Oryzidium Flora of Zimbabwe website. Accessed 28 August 2014 at http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=195
- Mark Hyde
- Bart Wursten
- Petra Ballings
Oryzidium: Brief Summary
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Oryzidium is a genus of African plants in the grass family.
The only known species is Oryzidium barnardii, native to Angola, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, and Namibia.
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