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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Gynerium sagittatum

Wikimedia Commons has media related to Gynerium. Plants can produce large lateral runners which may extend for considerable distances[ ]. It is known in English as wildcane or “wild cane”, while arrow cane.

This taxon has not yet been assessed. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Male spikelets distinct from female glabrous ; 3 mm long.

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A dioecious species, both male and female forms need to be grown if seed is required. Arundo rugii Molina Arundo saccharoides Humb. The flowers are gyneriuj by Wind. Culms erect; reed-like; cm long; mm diam.


This QR Code is unique to this page. Please view the copyright link for more information. Copy and print the QR code to a plant label, poster, book, website, magazines, newspaper etc and even t-shirts. Rocky thickets, gravel sabittatum, along rivers, and in rocky, brushy stream beds, at elevations of – metres[ ]. If you would like to support this site, please consider Donating. It prefers moist or wet soil and can grow in water. The culms lack the strength and toughness of hardwoods and bamboo but still are used for many purposes, including as long arrows, for making trellises and lattices, as slats, as poles for propelling canoes, for light construction work, plant supports etc[46,].

Gynerium sagittatum – Wikispecies

For a list of references used on this page please go here A special thanks to Ken Fern for some of the information used on this page. Gives lots of plant uses as well as information on plant habit and habitat. Flowering stem removed from plant Photograph by: Gyneriu for the casual reader.

Nursery seedlings reached heights of 20, 30and 50 cm after 1, 2and 4 months. There are many varieties in the plant’s stems. Glume Glumes deciduous; dissimilar; exceeding apex of florets; similar to fertile lemma in texture; recurved at apex upper glume. Poir Arundo sagittata Aubl.

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By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Fertile lemma elliptic; 5 mm long; membranous; without keel; 3 -veined. For more information about QR Codes click here. Gynerium sagittatum is an evergreen Perennial growing gyneriuum 4 m 13ft by 0. Uva grass provides cover for wildlife and protects stream banks from erosion[ ]. Male Male inflorescence similar to female; a panicle. Gynerium Scientific classification Kingdom: In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies.


Centropodieae Cynodonteae Sagottatum Triraphideae Zoysieae. Plants For A Future can gyherium take any responsibility for any adverse effects from the use of plants. Growing plant Photograph by: We are currently updating this section. The only known species is Gynerium sagittatum, – widespread from northern Mexico to Paraguay. This is a QR code short for Quick Response which gives fast-track access to our website pages. Male spikelet glumes 2.

You will receive a sagitttum of benefits including: The sole species in the genus is Gynerium sagittatuma tall grass that grows up to six metres twenty feet high. Upper glume apex caudate. The plant is not self-fertile.

Cynodon gynerium Raspail Gynerium levyi E. Flora of North America Editorial Committee It is hardy to zone UK

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