Elytrophorus spicatus (Willd.) A.Camus

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2505)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2404)

    Class: Liliopsida (370)

      Order: Cyperales (87)

        Family: Poaceae (70) (family description)

          Genus: Elytrophorus (1)

           Epithet: spicatus (Willd.) A.Camus (1)

Synonyms: Dactylis spicata Willd., Echinalysium articulatum (P.Beauv.) Kunth, Elytrophorus articulatus P.Beauv., Phleum glomeruliflorum Steud., Sesleria spicata (Willd.) Spreng.

glomeruliflorum => flowers in globular clusters

spicata => spike-like, or disposed on a spike

spicatus => spike-like, or disposed on a spike

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habit: shrub

Flower colour: green

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