General Information. Uva grass is a large, stout grass that usually grow 3 – 6 metres tall, sometimes to 10 metres or more. It produces large, usually unbranched. Image of Gynerium sagittatum. Gynerium saccharoides Trusted. Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial Share Alike (CC BY-NC-SA Descriptions and articles about the Wild Cane, scientifically known as Gynerium sagittatum in the Encyclopedia of Life. Includes Overview; Distribution; Phys.
Lemma surface plumose; hairy below. Tropical Plants Database, Ken Fern. Plants can produce large lateral runners which may extend for considerable distances[ ]. Rocky thickets, gravel bars, along rivers, and in rocky, brushy stream beds, at elevations of – metres[ ]. You can unsubscribe at anytime.
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For a list of references used on this page please go here A special thanks to Ken Fern for some of the information used on this page. Upper glume apex caudate. Monotypic Poaceae genera Panicoideae. This QR Code is unique to this page. The sagittautm are used for thatching, and for weaving mats, baskets, and hats[ ].
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Lower glume lateral veins absent. Gynerium sagittatum is an evergreen Perennial growing to 4 m 13ft by 0. Collar with external ligule. Poir Arundo sagittata Aubl.
America to the Caribbean and through Central America to Guatemala. Plants For A Future have a number of books available in paperback and digital form. Arundo rugii Molina Arundo saccharoides Humb.
Panicle open; ovate; cm long. If you have any useful information about this plant, please leave a comment. An excellent, if rather terse, guide to the traditional medicinal uses of the sagitttatum of the region.
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Smartphone users quickly have information on a plant directly for the pfaf. This is a QR code short for Quick Response which gives fast-track access to our website pages. The gynnerium are straight and erect, the lower part is covered with “vainas” from the fallen leaves, while in the middle part the leaves are arranged in fan shaped groups.
Published on the Internet http: Nursery seedlings reached heights of 20, 30and 50 cm after 1, 2and 4 months. Gynerium Scientific classification Kingdom: Sagittattum other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies.
Male Male inflorescence similar to female; a panicle. Florets Fertile florets recurved at tip; female. Journal of Systematics and Evolution.
Ligule a ciliolate membrane. Flora of West Tropical Africa 3: