Species Eragrostis bicolor Nees (Eragrostis sp.)

Biological classification:
  • kingdom: Plantae
  • - phylum: Tracheophyta
  • -- class: Liliopsida
  • --- order: Poales
  • ---- family: Poaceae
  • ----- species: Eragrostis bicolor
Characteristics:perennial grass, 80cm tall, unbranched culms, short leaves that form a dense tuft at the base of the tuft, the inflorescence is an open panicle with typically bicoloured spikelets (purple and yellow)
References:Van Rooyen et al. 2001: 96
Source: http://media.eol.org/data_objects/29637110
Creator: Missouri Botanical Garden
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Comments: Eragrostis bicolor Nees. isotype 2111417 - MO-1742696
SpecimenId: 3154721
SpecimenText: Drège, Jean François (Johann Franz) - s.n.
Caption: Drège - s.n. - South Africa
Image kind: Herbarium Specimen
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