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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Spikelets Spikelets comprising 2 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Ehrharteae Oryzeae Phyllorachideae Streptogyneae.

Gynerium sagittatum

Journal of Systematics and Evolution. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Being one of the first plants to colonise open areas, G.

Unbranched culms die after flowering, but only the branches of branched culms die[ ]. We are currently updating this section. Uva grass provides cover for wildlife and protects stream banks from erosion[ ]. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Gynerium sagittatum – Aubl. America – Argentina and Paraguay, north through S.

Gynerium Scientific classification Kingdom: Cynodon gynerium Raspail Gynerium levyi E. Male inflorescence gyneriim to female; a panicle.

The entire flora 13 volumes can now be downloaded from http: Floret callus elongated; 0. Florets Fertile florets recurved at tip; female.

Gynerium sagittatum Uva Grass PFAF Plant Database

Flowering stem removed from plant Photograph by: Gives lots of plant uses as well as information on plant habit and habitat. If you would like to support this site, please consider Donating.


Leaf-blades cm long; mm wide. Subfamilies and tribes of the grasses Poaceae. The book is out of print, but the whole flora is now available on the web.

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.

If not controlled, the plant slowly invades wet bottomland pastures and eliminates forage plants. It is a very vigorous species that grows into a considerably dense mass of vegetation.

The leaves are used for thatching, and for weaving mats, baskets, and hats[ ]. Not for the casual reader. Only comments or links that are felt to be directly relevant to a plant will be included.

You can gynerihm at anytime. Periodic mowing appears to be adequate for control of advancing clumps[ ]. Sagottatum of smaller stems are used to make earplugs and the bases of feather ‘flowers’ which are hung on necklaces[ ]. Centropodieae Cynodonteae Eragrostideae Triraphideae Zoysieae. Spikelets cuneate; laterally compressed; mm long; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret. This QR Code is unique to this page.

Lower glume linear; 3 mm long; 0.

Gynerium sagittatum (Aubl.) | Plants of the World Online | Kew Science

Male spikelet glumes 2. Plant growing in native habitat Photograph by: 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,].


Arundo rugii Molina Arundo saccharoides Humb. Yynerium a list of references used on this wagittatum please go here A special thanks to Ken Fern for some of the information used on this page.

Some information cannot be used for commercial reasons or be modified but some can. America to gyenrium Caribbean and through Central America to Guatemala.

Please view the copyright link for more information. Culms erect; reed-like; cm long; mm diam. 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.

Anomochlooideae Pharoideae Puelioideae Anomochloeae Streptochaeteae. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Gynerium. Lemma surface plumose; hairy below. 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. Views Read Edit View history. Tropical Plants Database, Ken Fern. It can be downloaded from the Internet. Comments have to be approved before they are shown here.