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Robust leafy perennials with thick rhizomes and (in ours) stolons. Stems hollow except at nodes. Inflorescence a long panicle, sometimes ± corymbose. Spikelets of 4-11 spirally-arranged glumes; 3-5 lowest glumes sterile. Perianth segments 0. Stigmas 3. Nutlet small.


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© Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings

Source: Flora of Zimbabwe

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