Lamarckia

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Introduced

Tufted glabrous annual. Leaf-blades flat; ligules membranous, conspicuous. Inflorescence a rather dense, secund panicle. Spikelets of two kinds, falling in groups comprising 1 or 2, awned, 1-flowered, bisexual spikelet(s) surrounded by 3–5 several-flowered, unawned sterile spikelets; glumes membranous, subequal.

Monotypic genus from the Mediterranean.

Source: Walsh, N.G. (1994). Poaceae. In: Walsh, N.G.; Entwisle, T.J. (eds), Flora of Victoria Vol. 2, Ferns and Allied Plants, Conifers and Monocotyledons. Inkata Press, Melbourne.
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life Life
kingdom Plantae
phylum Tracheophyta
superorder Lilianae
order Poales
family Poaceae
Higher taxa
genus Lamarckia
Subordinate taxa