Blysmopsis

Oteng-Yeboah

Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh 33: 309. 1974.

Common names: Blysmopsis
Etymology: Blysmus, a genus name, and Greek - opsis, likeness
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 23. Treatment on page 199. Mentioned on page 6.

Herbs, perennial, cespitose, rhizomatous. Culms terete or distally rounded-trigonous. Leaves basal; ligules present; blades flat. Inflorescences terminal, spicate; involucral-bracts several, suberect, proximal leaflike, distal scalelike; spikelets 2–25 per spike. Spikelets: scales 2–5, lateral spikelets spirally arranged, each subtending flower, terminal spikelets pseudodistichous. Flowers bisexual; perianth bristles (0–) 3–5 (–6), barbed, shorter than achene; stamens 3; styles linear, 2-fid, base persistent. Achenes biconvex or planoconvex. x = 20.

Distribution

Boreal regions of North America, Europe, and Asia

Discussion

Species 1.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

... more about "Blysmopsis"
planoconvex;biconvex +
Jeremy J. Bruhl +  and Gordon C. Tucker +
Oteng-Yeboah +
shortened +
persistent +
glumaceous +  and foliaceous +
2-ranked +  and arranged +
ascending +  and appressed +
parallel +  and divergent +
terete +, rolled +  and plicate +
Blysmopsis +
rounded-trigonous +  and terete +
Boreal regions of North America +, Europe +  and and Asia +
Blysmus, a genus name, and Greek - opsis, likeness +
hypogynous +  and subtending +
biconvex +  and trigonous +
multi-ranked +, 2-ranked +, 3-ranked +  and alternate +
with (1-)3-6(-30) bristles and/or scales +
2-3(-4)-carpellate +
3 (?) +  and 1 (?) +
Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh +
adventitious +
basal +  and proximal +
2-keeled +
cylindric +
2 +  and 25 +
septate +, hollow +  and solid +
compressed +, terete +  and trigonous +
papillate +
Blysmopsis +
Cyperaceae +
herb +  and cespitose +