468.020 Isolepis R. Br.

Description of the genus

Annual or (in ours)perennial herbs, aquatic. Inflorescence a terminal spikelet or a terminal or lateral head of few-many spikelets. Each spikelet composed of few glumes, each subtending a bisexual flower; each flower with 1 ovary, 1 style and 2-3 long stigmas and 1-3 stamens; perianth segments 0. Nutlet usually ellipsoid to obovoid, longitudinally ribbed with transverse bars between the ribs, papillose or smooth.

Zambia: 1 taxon.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsProvincesContent
fluitans (L.) R. Br.Cb,C

Other sources of information about Isolepis:

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Flora of Botswana: Isolepis
Flora of Caprivi: Isolepis
Flora of Malawi: Isolepis
Flora of Mozambique: Isolepis
Flora of Zimbabwe: Isolepis

External websites:

ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Isolepis
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Isolepis
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Isolepis
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Isolepis
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Isolepis
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Isolepis

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-17

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2017). Flora of Zambia: Genus page: Isolepis.
http://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=279, retrieved 27 June 2017

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