|University of California, Berkeley|
|Jepson eFlora: Taxon page
Key to families | Table of families and genera
Index to accepted names and synonyms:
| A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z |
|Family: Poaceae (Gramineae)||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus:||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Species:||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
Habit: Annual. Stem: 3--16 dm, generally erect to abruptly bent at base, nodes glabrous or pubescent. Leaf: sheath appendaged; ligule membranous, truncate; blade flat, glabrous or pubescent. Inflorescence: spike-like, spikelets 2-ranked, sessile, 1 per node, lateral to inflorescence axis; axis remaining intact or breaking apart at maturity. Spikelet: 9--16 mm, laterally compressed, glumes 6--12 mm, +- equal, thick, stiff, keeled, 5--11-veined, loosely enclosing lower florets, mucronate, awned or awn 0; florets 3--9; lemmas like glumes, keeled or rounded, toothed, generally awned; palea 2-veined, 2-keeled.
Species In Genus: 10--20+ species: Mediterranean, western Asia. Etymology: (Latin: ancient common name for wheat)
eFlora Treatment Author: James P. Smith, Jr.
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Trisetum wolfii
Next taxon: Triticum aestivum
Citation for this treatment: James P. Smith, Jr. 2016. Triticum, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=11197, accessed on February 08, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 08, 2016.