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Project Name Data (Last Modified On 10/23/2012)
 

Flora Data (Last Modified On 10/23/2012)
Genus ASCOLEPIS Nees
PlaceOfPublication Steud. Syn. Cyp. 105. 1855.
Description Glabrous annuals closely resembling Lipocarpha; spikes composed of numerous closely imbricated 3-scaled reduced spikelets, of which the outermost scale is linear and obscure, and the two inner- most fused to form a prominent obovate saccate scale con- taining the plano-convex to trigonous elongate achene; stamens 2 or 3; style 2- to 3-cleft.
Distribution About 9 species, chiefly in tropical Africa.
 
 
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