Overview

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Description

Perennials. Inflorescence a narrow and often erect, panicle. Spikelets 2-6-flowered, laterally flattened, disarticulating above the glumes and between the florets; lowermost florets bisexual, upper reduced. Glumes unequal, persistent, keeled, acute to acuminate; lower shorter, 1-3-nerved; upper 3-5-nerved. Lemmas exserted from the glumes, 5-11-nerved, dorsally awned, 2-fid, sometimes the lobes with apical bristles.
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Distribution

Localities documented in Tropicos sources

Helictotrichon Besser:
Argentina (South America)
Chile (South America)
Cameroon (Africa & Madagascar)
United States (North America)

Note: This information is based on publications available through Tropicos and may not represent the entire distribution. Tropicos does not categorize distributions as native or non-native.
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLD) Stats
                                        
Specimen Records:73Public Records:26
Specimens with Sequences:56Public Species:20
Specimens with Barcodes:55Public BINs:0
Species:29         
Species With Barcodes:29         
          
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Locations of barcode samples

Collection Sites: world map showing specimen collection locations for Helictotrichon

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Wikipedia

Helictotrichon

Helictotrichon is a genus of perennial flowering plants in the grass family Poaceae, native to Europe, western Asia and North America. H. sempervirens is cultivated as a garden subject.[1]

Selected species

References

  1. ^ RHS A-Z encyclopedia of garden plants. United Kingdom: Dorling Kindersley. 2008. pp. 1136. ISBN 1405332964.
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