Lygeum spartum: esparto: gray-green needlegrasses (Stipa tenacissima and Lygeum spartum) in the family Poaceae that are indigenous to southern Spain. Lygeum spartum in the Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN), U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service. Family: Poaceae Barnhart. Genus: Lygeum Loefl. ex L. Lygeum spartum Loefl. ex L. This species is accepted, and its native range is Medit. Toggle navigation.

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First published in Gen. Only comments or links that are felt to be directly relevant to a plant will be included. Spikelet callus hairs 0. The Grass Genera of the World. Journal of Arid Environments 48 3 You will receive a range of benefits including: Rocky sea shores, or on dry sandy or clay and often calcareous soil. It is in flower in May, and the seeds ripen from June to July.


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Botanical Survey of India, Calcutta. The species is hermaphrodite has both male and female organs and is pollinated by Wind. Spikelets ovate; urceolate; laterally compressed; mm long; falling entire.

Habit and Cultural Information. Plants For A Future can not take any responsibility for any adverse effects from the use of plants. In spring into summer appear the curious flowers of this grass which have 2 or 3 large single flower spikelets fused together at the base surrounded by many long hairs and are further enveloped by a pair of large pale-colored spathe-like bracts.

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They have also used in the manufacture of high quality paper. Plant out in spring of the following year.

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To leave a comment please Register or login here All comments need to be approved so will not appear immediately. American Journal of Agricultural and Biological Sciences 4 3 Lybeum margins fused below to those of opposing floret forming an urn.


Lygeum spartum

The specific epithet is from the Greek word ‘sparton’ for “rope” and this is translated back to Spanish as ‘esparto’. Prefers a light loamy soil[1]. Used also for making mats, zpartum, ropes etc[46]. QR Code What’s this? Retrieved from ” https: Lemma hairs mm long. It prefers dry or moist soil.

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Seed – surface sow in spring in a greenhouse. For more information about QR Codes click here. Inflorescences Inflorescence comprising only a few spikelets; comprising 1 fertile spikelets; subtended by a spatheole; spartuk. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies.

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