Flowers : Spikelets many, 3-5 flowered, spreading at right angles to the rachis, up to 3.2 mm long. Inflorescence. The website also provides access to a database and images of herbarium specimens found at the University of South Florida and other herbaria. Life form Grass . 100 Dp/Dt of 1 8 Racemes erect or ascending. Stem pilosity Glabrous . Spikelets Spikelets 3–4-flowered, broadly ovate, 3.5–4.5 mm. Dactyloctenium aegyptium (Click image to Enlarge) ... Inflorescence : Spikes 2-6, digitately radiating, 1.3-3.8 cm long, rachis trigonous or dorsally flattened, rigid, often excurrent into a pungent mucro. Dactyloctenium aegyptium (L.) Willd. Dactyloctenium aegyptium (Linnaeus) Willdenow, ... .2–0.6 cm, tuberculate-pilose on both surfaces, apex acute or acuminate; ligule membranous, 1–2 mm, margin ciliate. 5. Dactyloctenium aegyptium (L.) Willd. Food. 1981. Flowers arise in 1-7 spikes, 1-6.5 cm long, 3-7 mm wide and at the tip of stems. Spikelets densely arranged in 2 overlapping rows on one side of rachis, ... Dactyloctenium aegyptium Created Date: von (1809) Enumeratio Plantarum Horti Regii Botanici Berolinensis 2: 1029. Dactyloctenium aegyptium, or Egyptian crowfoot grass is a member of the family Poaceae native in Africa. Inflorescence digitate, with spicate branches. Dactyloctenium aegyptium (Click image to Enlarge) ... Inflorescence : Spikes 2-6, digitately radiating, 1.3-3.8 cm long, rachis trigonous or dorsally flattened, rigid, often excurrent into a pungent mucro. Family Poaceae Scientific Name Dactyloctenium aegyptium (L.) Willd.. Willdenow, C.L. Spikelets. Spikelets many, 3-5 flowered, spreading at right angles to the rachis, up to 3.2 mm long. as D. aegyptiacum. 2. The inflorescence is a rounded bundle one to three centimeters wide containing up to 120 spikelets each long and partially or … H. Trevor Clifford, Peter D.. 2012. Dactyloctenium mucronatum (Michx.) They are typically digitate or subdigitate and arranged in 2 to 7 unilateral, horizontal spikes. Dactyloctenium figarei Dactyloctenium aegyptium: It shows variation in inflorescence: dactyloctenium aristatum Could be Dactyloctenium aristatum, Dactyloctenium aegyptium. The finger-like inflorescence branches resemble small combs. Culms slender to moderately robust, geniculately ascending more often shortly stoloniferous and mat-forming, 15-60 cm tall, rooting at the nodes. Common name. Racemes erect or ascending. Eppo code: DTTAE. Geographic subdivisions for Dactyloctenium aegyptium: SnJV (Kern Co.), SCo, PR, DSon : MAP CONTROLS 1. It is native to Africa and widely distributed throughout the tropics, subtropics, and warm temperate regions of the Old World. toggle captions. Coast Button Grass. With Philoxerus vermicularis at Lido Beach, Florida - Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution. Leaf margins have long, stiff hairs. Dactyloctenium aegyptium, crowfoot grass, is easily recognizable because of its seedhead that resembles a bird’s foot or helicopter blades. Inflorescence: two to seven digitately arranged spikes, often purplish, 1—5—cm—long and 5—7—mm thick; spikelets numerous, crowded, and spreading, 3—mm—long with 3 or 4 flowers. Dactyloctenium aegyptium (Linnaeus) Willdenow (Durban Crowfoot) Family: Poaceae Status: Exotic Synonyms: None Dactyloctenium aegyptium is an annual exotic grass that shows up in disturbed fields. Madagascar . Inflorescence digitate with 2-9 (mostly 4) linear to narrowly oblong racemes, often radiating horizontally. Dactyloctenium aegyptium (Linnaeus) Willdenow, ... .2–0.6 cm, tuberculate-pilose on both surfaces, apex acute or acuminate; ligule membranous, 1–2 mm, margin ciliate. The inflorescence are borne at the apex of the stem. Images Dactyloctenium aegyptium. Glumes divariacate; lower involucral glume ovate,  acute, 2 mm long; upper involucral glume 2 mm long (excluding the awn), suborbicular, the midnerve produced into a usually curved awn often as long as or sometimes longer than the glume; floral glumes gibbously ovate, up to 3.2 mm long, mucronate or awned; palea rather shorter than its glume, ovate-oblong, obtuse or 2-fid. Weed * Stem. Dactyloctenium aegyptium (L.) Willd., Enum. Thus the new name for the family Gramineae became Poaceae. NameThatPlant.net currently features 3812 plants and 23,753 images. Description. arcuatus (clade II) Eleusine indica þE. Willd. Annual, never stoloniferous. Annual. Name and publication. Considered to be very nutritious fodder grass for cattle, being both fattening and milk producing. 1029 1809. NameThatPlant.net currently features 3812 plants and 23,753 images. Flora Zambesiaca web site: Dactyloctenium aegyptium GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Dactyloctenium aegyptium Google: Web - Images - Scholar GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Dactyloctenium aegyptium iNaturalist: Dactyloctenium aegyptium IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Dactyloctenium aegyptium JSTOR Plant Science: Dactyloctenium aegyptium Kew … 2: 1029 (180) (published as “aegyptiacum,” usually interpreted as a typographical error). Mature inflorescences. Rhachis deciduous from axis. Dactyloctenium. Phenology: Collector: Niyomdham; Sriboonma, D. Geographical distibution Comoros . Inflorescence. Inflorescence composed of (1–)3–9 linear to narrowly oblong spikes 1.2–6.5 cm. The inflorescence is a panicle with three to six 2-3 cm long spike-like branches all attached at the top of the stem. C. virgata. Pl. "Slender to moderately robust, spreading annuals; culms 70-100 cm tall, usually geniculately ascending and rooting at lower nodes, usually stoloniferous and mat-forming. Inflorescence. Image 5470817 is of crowfootgrass (Dactyloctenium aegyptium ) inflorescence(s). Inflorescence digitate, with spicate branches. ... Inflorescence composed of (1–)3–9 linear to narrowly oblong spikes 1.2–6.5 cm. inflorescence piece, dyed green; photo by Christina Southwick. For many plants, the website displays maps showing physiographic provinces within the Carolinas and Georgia where the plant has been documented. Common Name: Coast Button Grass. Spikelets. Stem pilosity Glabrous . Annual; culms up to 70(100) cm high, usually geniculately ascending and rooting at the lower nodes, frequently shortly stoloniferous and mat-forming, less often erect. There are 100 book citations related to Dactyloctenium aegyptium (L.) Willd..Click on "show more" to view them. Common name. It was introduced by accident to the Americas and spread as a weed in maize and … 1809. pronounced: dak-ty-lok-TEE-nee-um ee-jip-TEE-um (Poaceae — the grass family)common names: coastal button grass, crowfoot grass. Lower florets with noticeable awns" (Stone, 1970; p. 191). Glumes long; glumes subequal, 1.5–2.2 mm. is an accepted name This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Dactyloctenium (family Poaceae). ... Inflorescence type Bidigitate racemes . The leaves are broadly linear, 3-25 cm long, 3-15 mm broad, somewhat succulent and crisp. Origin: native to old world tropics Weed Category: Sedges / Grasses the spikelets are mainly carried at the end of the stem. Afrika egyes részein ínségeledelnek számít.. Megjelenése. Dactyloctenium aegyptium (L.) Willd., Enum. Cynodon dactylon. Dactyloctenium aegyptium (clade II) Microchloa indica þM. Habit, vegetative morphology. Leaves. Weed type: Grass. A decoction of the grain is known as an alleviator of pains in the region of the kidney and herbaceous parts are applied externally for the cure of ulcers. The racemes are fewer in number and plants shorter in stature probably due to grazing by cattle. Chloris barbata. Habit: Annual, perennial herb; tufted, stoloniferous, or rhizomatous Stem: erect or decumbent; 5--115 cm, often rooting at lower nodes.Leaf: ligule membranous; blade flat or inrolled, 4--25 cm, 2--8 mm wide.Inflorescence: terminal, panicle-like, branches 2--11, finger-like, each with 2 rows of overlapping, sessile spikelets along lower side; axis extending beyond spikelets. Foto visualizzata 472 volte. Growing and spreading on sand right next to the coast Photograph by: Forest and Kim Starr Creative Commons Attribution 3.0. For many plants, the website displays maps showing physiographic provinces within the Carolinas and Georgia where the plant has been documented. Description: Dactyloctenium aegyptium is a member of the family Poaceae native in Africa but naturalized world-wide. Seychelles . Inflorescence of 2-6 broad spikes, up to nearly 6 cm long. long, ascending or often radiating horizontally from the top of the culm. Habitat and Distribution > Distribution > Description. Rachis triangular in cross section, exceeding spikelets. Crude extract of Dactyloctenium aegyptium and its fractions were evaluated to rationalize its folkloric use in gastrointestinal ailments. D. aegyptium is usually identified initially by the characteristic 'bird's foot' arrangement of the inflorescence with 4-8 spreading spikes. Dactyloctenium Gk daktylos, finger; ktenion, a little comb. 6. It is by Lyndon Photography. The seeds are angular, wrinkled or rugose and white or brown in color. Dactyloctenium aegyptium (L.) Willd. The flowers are produced in spikelets arranged in a digitate terminal inflorescence with 2-9 radiating branches. Willdenow, C.L. The record derives from WCSP (data supplied on 2012-03-23) which reports it as an accepted name (record 406842) with original publication details: Enum. Dp of 1 8-axis primordium (l m) 44 [1] 57 [1] 44 [1] 39 [1] 26 [1] 23 [1] 126 [0] 2. 1. Gyöktörzses sarjadzással terjed. The plant mostly grows in heavy soils at damp sites. ... Dactyloctenium aegyptium var. Dactyloctenium aegyptium (Linnaeus) Beauvois: Common Name: Crowfoot Grass; Egyptian Grass: Habitat: ** Associated Ecological Communities: ** Growth Habit: Herb: Duration: Annual: Category: Vascular: USDA Symbol: ** Plant Notes: Crowfoot Grass is an introduced annual in the Grass family (Poaceae). Dactyloctenium aegyptium is native to Africa and Asia but also naturalized in disturbed sites of the southern U.S. mucronatum Dactyloctenium aegyptium (Linnaeus) Willdenow ex Ascherson & Schweinfurth, var. 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