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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The bark zone, which is the main factor in the unusual height, functions as a water distribution system, transporting water from the underground gynerim to the superior part of the plant including the leaves.

Once established, it spreads vegetatively, and is found usually near rivers and lakes, and even beaches. Our new book to be released soon is Edible Shrubs. Florets Fertile florets recurved at tip; female. Anomochlooideae Pharoideae Puelioideae Anomochloeae Streptochaeteae.

Gynerium sagittatum

Monotypic Poaceae genera Panicoideae. Fertile Spikelets comprising 2 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. This taxon has not yet been assessed. Eriachneae Hubbardieae Isachneae Micraireae. Copy and print the QR code to a plant label, poster, book, website, magazines, newspaper etc and even t-shirts.

Views Read Edit View history. Theoretically, baring catastrophes and invasion and shading by trees, individual plants can endure indefinitely. Plant growing in native habitat Photograph by: Retrieved 9 May Collar with external ligule.


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Lower glume apex sagitatum. Gynerium sagittatum – Aubl. Tropical Plants Database, Ken Fern. It prefers moist or wet soil and can grow in water. An excellent, if rather terse, guide to the traditional medicinal uses of the plants of the region. We are currently updating this section.

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This page was last edited on 14 Mayat Rocky thickets, gravel bars, along rivers, and in rocky, brushy stream beds, at elevations of – metres[ ]. Upper glume linear; mm long; 1. It is known in English as wildcane or “wild cane”, while arrow cane. The plant is savittatum self-fertile. List of Poaceae genera. Male inflorescence similar to female; a panicle.

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Primary panicle branches profusely divided. It is a very vigorous species that grows into a considerably dense mass of vegetation. An aquatic plant; it grows best in a moisture-retentive, fertile, humus-rich soil, or in in shallow water, and a position in full sun[ ]. Arundo rugii Molina Gynerium procerum P. Right plant wrong place. Poir Sagittahum sagittata Aubl. Flora of North America Editorial Committee Written sagittatu, years ago, so some of the names have been changed.


Uva grass provides cover for wildlife and protects stream banks from erosion[ ]. Gynerium argenteum – Cortaderia selloana Gynerium atacamense – Cortaderia atacamensis Gynerium columbianum – Cortaderia columbiana Gynerium dioicum – Cortaderia selloana Gynerium elegans – Cortaderia selloana Gynerium jubatum – Cortaderia jubata Gynerium modestum – Cortaderia modesta Gynerium nanum – Cortaderia pilosa Gynerium neesii – Cortaderia jubata Gynerium nitidum – Cortaderia nitida Gynerium pilosum – Cortaderia pilosa Gynerium purpureum – Cortaderia selloana Gynerium pygmaeum – Cortaderia jubata Gynerium quila – Chusquea quila Gynerium ramosum – Cortaderia modesta Gynerium rudiusculum – Cortaderia rudiuscula Gynerium speciosum – Cortaderia speciosa Gynerium zeelandicum – Austroderia richardii.

Published on the Internet http: Ehrharteae Oryzeae Phyllorachideae Streptogyneae. University of Guyana, Georgetown. Horizontal runners or rhizomes, both surface or underground, are constantly active and establish new plants or clumps as far sagittatun 20 metres from the parent plant[ ]. Spikelets cuneate; laterally compressed; mm long; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret.