Bothriochloa, Kuntze (1891:, 1761

Landge, Shahid Nawaz & Shinde, Rajendra D., 2021, Synopsis of the genus Bothriochloa (Poaceae: Andropogoneae) in India, Phytotaxa 516 (1), pp. 43-58: 48

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.11646/phytotaxa.516.1.3

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5326127

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03C9911A-FFF0-FFF5-47D3-34A7EC99FD85

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scientific name

Bothriochloa
status

 

Key to the allied genera of Bothriochloa  

1. All the pairs of the spikelets in spiciform-raceme homogamous ............................................................................................ Eulalia  

1. All the pairs of the spikelets in spiciform-raceme heterogamous, if homogamous then few pairs only confined to the base ............ ............................................................................................................................................................................................................2

2. Pedicel and rhachis internode with a distinct translucent median longitudinal groove .....................................................................3

2. Pedicel and rhachis internode solid, if at all grooved then not translucent .................................................................... Dichanthium  

3. Branches of the inflorescence capillary; raceme consists of only few sessile spikelets usually 1–5 (rarely 8 or 25); spikelets never pitted.......................................................... Capillipedium   (only exception is C. mistryi   with a solid pedicel and rhachis internode)

3. Branches of the inflorescence non-capillary; raceme usually consist of more than 15 sessile spikelets; spikelets pitted or not ........ ........................................................................................................................................................................................ Bothriochloa  

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Tracheophyta

Class

Liliopsida

Order

Poales

Family

Poaceae