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Sudan grass

Scientific Name
Sorghum sp.
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Taxonomy
(Magnoliophyta: Liliopsida: Cyperales: Poaceae)
Reliability
High
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Seed Project
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Clare McLellan Museum Victoria
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Diagnostic Notes
Pictured: Spikelet and seed(s)

Description:

Spikelet Appendages: Pedicel and rachis segments attached

Spikelet Colour: Yellow, Reddish

Spikelet Length: 5 - 7mm

Spikelet shape: Oval with sharp tip

Seed Colour: Reddish brown

Seed Length: 4 - 7mm

Seed Sculpture: Roughened

Seed Shape: Ovoid with sharp tip

Caryopsis exposed between gaping lemma and palea at maturity
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Author
Clare McLellan
Created
27/02/2012 12:31 AEST
Last Updated
17/01/2013 10:05 AEST
Citation
Clare McLellan (2012) Sudan grass (Sorghum sp.) Updated on 1/17/2013 10:05:33 AM Available online: PaDIL - http://www.padil.gov.au.
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Free for use under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License

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