Zoysia macrostachya Franch. & Sav.
  • Enum. Pl. Jap.


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2021): Zoysia macrostachya Franch. & Sav. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000908053. Accessed on: 27 Oct 2021'

General Information

Perennial, loosely spreading from extensive, deep, slender rhizomes. Culms erect or ascending, 10–20 cm tall, much branched at ground level, many-noded. Leaf sheaths overlapping over whole culm length, glabrous, bearded at mouth with 2–3 mm hairs; leaf blades linear-lanceolate, stiff, patent, margins involute, 1.5–8 cm, 2–4 mm wide, abaxial surface glabrous or puberulous, adaxial surface glaucous, glabrous, apex pungent. Inflorescence lanceolate-oblong, 3–5 × 0.5–1 cm, base enclosed in inflated uppermost leaf sheaths; spikelets many, closely overlapping; pedicels stout, 1–2 mm, apex slightly oblique. Spikelets 6–8 × ca. 2 mm, yellowish, brown or purplish brown; lower glume absent; upper glume elliptic-oblong, obscurely 7-veined, minutely puberulent along margins and near apex, apex acute or with subapical awn to 1.2 mm; lemma lanceolate, ca. 4 mm, 1-veined; palea absent. Anthers 2–2.5 mm. Caryopsis 1.8–2 mm. Fl. and fr. Jun–Sep. 2n = 40.

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    'Flora of China @ eFloras (2008). Published on the Internet http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=2 [accessed August 2016]' Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
    • A Missouri Botanical Garden
    Poaceae
    • B CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
    World Flora Online consortium
    http://www.worldfloraonline.org/organisation/WFO
    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
    • C CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).