Poaceae tribe Pappophoreae
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 25. Treatment on page 285.
Plants perennial; rarely annual. Culms herbaceous. Ligules of hairs; blade epidermes with bicellular microhairs. Inflorescences terminal, dense, narrow to somewhat open panicles; disarticulation above the glumes but not between the florets (except in Cottea). Spikelets with 3-10 florets, sometimes only the lowest floret bisexual. Lemmas 5-13-veined, veins extending into awns, often with intermixed hyaline lobes. Caryopses with punctate hila; embryos 1/2 or more as long as the caryopses. x = 10.
|1||Spikelets disarticulating above the glumes and between the florets; florets 6-10, the lemmas with both awns and awned teeth, these not forming a pappuslike crown||Cottea|
|1||Spikelets disarticulating above the glumes but not between the florets, these falling as a unit; florets 3-6, the lemmas awned but without awned teeth, the awns forming a pappuslike crown.||> 2|
|2||Lower glumes 1-veined; lemma awns scabridulous, not plumose||Pappophorum|
|2||Lower glumes 5-7-veined; lemma awns plumose, not scabridulous||Enneapogon|
Facts about "Poaceae tribe Pappophoreae"
|Author||John R. Reeder +|
|Reference||reeder1965a + and reeder1968b +|
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|Taxon family||Poaceae +|
|Taxon name||Poaceae tribe Pappophoreae +|
|Taxon parent||Poaceae subfam. Chloridoideae +|
|Taxon rank||tribe +|
|Volume||Volume 25 +|