Ekmanochloa

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Ekmanochloa is a genus of plants in the grass family endemic to Cuba.

Ekmanochloa
Scientific classification Edit this classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Clade: Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Poaceae
Subfamily: Bambusoideae
Tribe: Olyreae
Subtribe: Olyrinae
Genus: Ekmanochloa
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Type species
Ekmanochloa subaphylla

Description

Its habit is a perennial grass. Culms are erect; 38–63.25–100 cm long. Culm-nodes are constricted or swollen. Leaves are differentiated into sheath and blade, or with blades commonly suppressed, transferring photosynthetic function to sheath and culm. Leaf-blades are linear or lanceolate.

Species

Species include:

  • Ekmanochloa aristata Ekman — Sierra de Moa.
  • Ekmanochloa subaphylla C.L.Hitchc. — Sierra de Nipe.

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