General Information. Uva grass is a large, stout grass that usually grow 3 – 6 metres tall, sometimes to 10 metres or more. It produces large, usually unbranched. Image of Gynerium sagittatum. Gynerium saccharoides Trusted. Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial Share Alike (CC BY-NC-SA Descriptions and articles about the Wild Cane, scientifically known as Gynerium sagittatum in the Encyclopedia of Life. Includes Overview; Distribution; Phys.

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Centropodieae Cynodonteae Eragrostideae Triraphideae Zoysieae. Monotypic Poaceae genera Panicoideae. Glume Glumes deciduous; dissimilar; exceeding apex of florets; similar to fertile lemma in texture; recurved at apex upper glume.

Culms erect; reed-like; cm long; mm diam.

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Primary panicle branches profusely divided. It cannot grow in the shade.

Cynodon gynerium Raspail Gynerium levyi E. List of Poaceae genera. Plants can produce large lateral runners which may extend for considerable distances[ sagitttatum. Flowering stem removed from plant Photograph by: Right plant wrong place. 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.


Gynerium Scientific classification Kingdom: This page was last edited on 14 Mayat The zagittatum part, round and thin, stiff on the outside and soft on the inside, develops a large bloom at the top. A dioecious species, both male and female forms need to be grown if seed is required.

Growing plant Photograph by: Eriachneae Hubbardieae Isachneae Micraireae. Smartphone users quickly have information on a plant directly for the pfaf. Comments have to be approved before they are shown here. The stems are straight and erect, the lower part is covered with “vainas” from the fallen leaves, while in the middle part the leaves are arranged in fan shaped groups. Fertile lemma elliptic; 5 mm long; membranous; without keel; 3 -veined.

Articles with ‘species’ microformats Commons category link from Wikidata. Flora of West Tropical Africa 3: Publisher Weinheim Year ISBN – Description An excellent and very comprehensive guide but it only gives very short descriptions of the uses without any details of how to utilize the plants.

The plant is not self-fertile. Tropical Plants Database, Ken Fern. sahittatum

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It is known in English as “wildcane” [6] or “wild cane”, while “arrow cane” is less common sagitta is Latin for arrow.


Ligule a ciliolate membrane. Gynerium sagittatum is an evergreen Perennial growing to 4 m 13ft by 0. Male spikelet glumes 2. This vital function occurs at any season of the gyneriu. The only known species is Gynerium sagittatum, – widespread from northern Mexico to Paraguay.

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Some information cannot be used for commercial sagitttatum or be modified but some can. This QR Code is unique to this page. If not controlled, the plant slowly invades wet bottomland pastures and eliminates forage plants. The entire flora 13 volumes can now be downloaded from http: Collar with external ligule.

Gynerium sagittatum

It is known in English as wildcane or “wild cane”, while arrow cane. For more information about QR Codes click here. Arundo rugii Molina Gynerium procerum P. Plants For A Future can not take any responsibility for any adverse effects from the use of plants.

It is hardy to zone UK America to the Caribbean and through Central America to Guatemala.