Anisopogon

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Perennials. Leaves basal. Inflorescence a loose, few-flowered panicle. Spikelets with 1 bisexual flower (rarely with a second sterile flower above); glumes paired, longer than the floret (excluding awn); floret articulate above glumes, cylindric, hairy; callus slender, hairy; lemma firm, the margins meeting or overlapping, 3-awned from apex; central awn longer and stouter than the 2 outer awns; palea firm slightly longer than lemma but enclosed by it in the lower part, 2-lobed at apex; stamens 3.

Monotypic genus endemic in south-eastern Australia.

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 Anisopogon
Subordinate taxa