Sehima ischaemoides Forssk.
  • Fl. Aegypt.-Arab.


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Sehima ischaemoides Forssk. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000898603. Accessed on: 29 May 2020'

Morphology

Annual up to 60 cm. high.

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    Raceme 3–15 cm long, gently curved.

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    Sessile spikelet 9–15 mm long, laterally compressed; inferior glume linear, firmly coriaceous with a deeply bifid membranous apex ± as long as the body, 2-keeled above, the keels curving inwards towards the midline below, forming a deep slot between them and obscuring the intercarinal nerves; superior lemma with an awn 4–7 cm long, the column ciliate along the edges of the coils.

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    Pedicelled spikelet 7–15 mm long, ciliate, the inferior glume with a midnerve and 2–3 conspicuous lateral nerves adjacent to each keel.

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    Annual up to 60 cm high.

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    Pedicelled spikelet lanceolate, 7–15 mm. long, ciliate; lower glume with a midnerve, and 2–3 conspicuous lateral nerves adjacent to each keel.

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    Sessile spikelet 9–15 mm. long, laterally compressed; lower glume linear, firmly coriaceous with a membranous tip ± 1/2 its length, laterally 2-keeled in the upper half, the keels curving lyrately in towards the midline below, forming a deep slot between them and obscuring the intercarinal nerves; upper lemma with an awn 4–7 cm. long, the column dark brown to black and ciliate along the spiral.

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    Tufted annual; culms 20–60 cm. high, ascending.

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    Raceme 3–15 cm. long, white villous.

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    Leaf-blades flat, 5–30 cm. long, 1–3 mm. wide, glaucous, long-acuminate to a filiform tip.

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    Annual, up to 0.6 m high. Leaf blades 50-300 mm long, 1-3 mm wide. Spikelets (sessile) 9-15 mm long; lower glume of sessile spikelets deeply grooved below, tip deeply 2-toothed.

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    Habitat

    Dry soils in savanna.

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    e-Flora of South Africa
    e-Flora of South Africa. v1.21. 2018. South African National Biodiversity Institute. http://ipt.sanbi.org.za/iptsanbi/resource?r=flora_descriptions&v=1.21
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