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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Index synonymique de la flore d’Afrique du nord 1: Its extensive root system has been shown to play a significant role ljgeum preventing desertification by stabilizing the sand and is a valued source of forage and for making rope, baskets, shoes, and paper. Glume Glumes both absent or obscure. Low Water Needs Winter Hardiness: Department of Botany, University of Karachi, Karachi.

Review of communities of Lygeum spartum L. A new fodder crop for Algerian saline steppes”. Always seek advice from a professional before using a plant medicinally. Spikelets Spikelets comprising 2 -3 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. The specific epithet is from the Greek word ‘sparton’ for “rope” and this is translated back to Spanish as ‘esparto’. Plant them out in the spring.


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First published in Gen. If you have questions about a plant please use the Forum on this website as we do not have the resources to answer questions ourselves. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Anomochlooideae Pharoideae Puelioideae Anomochloeae Streptochaeteae. Eriachneae Hubbardieae Isachneae Micraireae.

A fibre is obtained from the leaves[1, 61, ], it makes a fine quality paper[]. Spatheole lanceolate; cm long; chartaceous. Use dmy dates from March Articles with ‘species’ microformats. For a list of references used on this page please go here. Fertile Spikelets comprising 2 -3 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension.

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Rocky sea shores[1], on dry sandy or clayey, often gypsaceous soil[50]. The only known species is Lygeum spartumcommonly called esparto grass or cord grass [3] [7] or albardine, which is distributed in arid areas around the Mediterranean Sea. We are currently updating this section.


Lygeum spartum

Structure, ultrastructure of the anther, pollen microsporogenesis and morphology of pollen grains of two populations of Lygeum spartum L. Lygeum spartum Pygeum Esparto Grass – A spreading rhizomatous grass with vertically-inclined pale yellowish gray-green rush-like leaves that grow to feet tall. Al Hadara Publishing, Cairo. Leaf-blades filiform; convolute; cm long; Flora of Pakistan Inflorescences Inflorescence comprising only a few spikelets; comprising 1 fertile spikelets; subtended by a spatheole; enclosed.

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