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Sweet sudan grass

Scientific Name
Sorghum sp
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Taxonomy
(Magnoliophyta: Liliopsida: Cyperales: Poaceae)
Reliability
High
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Pictured: Spikelet and seed

Description:

Spikelet Appendages: Rachis and pedical segment attached with sharp tip

Spikelet Colour: Orange, Yellow

Spikelet Length: 3 - 4mm, 5 - 7mm

Spikelet shape: Oval

Seed Colour: Reddish brown

Seed Length: 2 - 4mm

Seed Sculpture: Roughened

Seed Shape: Ovoid

Caryopsis exposed between gaping lemma and palea at maturity
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Author
Clare McLellan
Created
11/07/2012 11:58 AEST
Last Updated
17/01/2013 10:04 AEST
Citation
Clare McLellan (2012) Sweet sudan grass (Sorghum sp) Updated on 1/17/2013 10:04:54 AM Available online: PaDIL - http://www.padil.gov.au.
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