Lygeum spartum: esparto: gray-green needlegrasses (Stipa tenacissima and Lygeum spartum) in the family Poaceae that are indigenous to southern Spain. Lygeum spartum in the Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN), U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service. Family: Poaceae Barnhart. Genus: Lygeum Loefl. ex L. Lygeum spartum Loefl. ex L. This species is accepted, and its native range is Medit. Toggle navigation.
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It cannot grow in the shade. Structure, ultrastructure of the anther, pollen microsporogenesis and morphology of pollen grains of two populations of Lygeum spartum L. For a list of references used on this page please go here. Fertile Spikelets comprising 2 -3 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Anthers 3; mm long.
Department of Botany, University of Karachi, Karachi. Spikelet callus hairs 0. All plant pages have their own unique code.
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This plant is naturally widespread throughout the Mediterranean from southern Italy and Crete west to the Iberian Pennisula and in North Africa where it is found on clay and chalky soils in lygekm climates from to 3, feet in elevation, often higher than the similar more coastal Stipa tenacissima.
Always seek advice from a professional before using a plant medicinally. Used also for making mats, sails, ropes etc. The plants are also likely to require a sunny position[K].
Spartuj out in spring of the following year. Views Read Edit View history. In spring into summer appear the curious flowers of this grass which have 2 or 3 large single flower spikelets fused together at the base surrounded by many long hairs and are further enveloped by a pair of large pale-colored spathe-like bracts. The species is hermaphrodite has both male and female organs and is pollinated by Wind. This is a QR code short for Quick Response which gives fast-track access to our website pages.
QR Code What’s this? Spikelets ovate; urceolate; laterally compressed; mm long; falling entire. Habit and Cultural Information. Journal of Systematics and Evolution. You can unsubscribe at anytime. The name Lygeum was first applied to this plant by Linnaeus from the Greek ‘lygion’, switch or ‘lygizo’, to bend for the plant’s flexibility and use in mats, sails and ropes.
Botanical Survey of India, Calcutta. Lygeum is a genus of Mediterranean plants in the grass family. Seed – surface sow in spring in a greenhouse.
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Leaf-blades filiform; convolute; cm long; Use dmy dates from March Articles with ‘species’ microformats. Range Europe – Mediterranean.
Spikelets Spikelets comprising 2 -3 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Al Hadara Publishing, Cairo. Search by size, origins, color, cultural needs, etc. Lemma margins fused below to those of opposing floret forming an urn. A fibre is obtained from the leaves[1, 61, ], it makes a fine quality paper. For more information about QR Codes click here.