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Columbus grass

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

Description:

Spikelet Appendages: Pedicel with apices snapped off

Spikelet Colour: Reddish brown

Spikelet Length: 5 - 7mm

Spikelet sculpture: Smooth with awn

Spikelet shape: Florate

Caryopsis exposed between gaping lemma and palea at maturity

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Author
Clare McLellan
Created
28/05/2012 04:06 AEST
Last Updated
17/01/2013 10:05 AEST
Citation
Clare McLellan (2012) Columbus grass (Sorghum sp ) Updated on 1/17/2013 10:05:13 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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