Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

Abstract

Grass weeds I. Weeds of the subfamily Panicoideae.

Abstract

The first part of this book contains an account of the general morphology and classification of grasses and keys to the identification of species in the sub-family Panicoideae. This part is written in English, German, French and Spanish. The main section of the book gives the morphological characteristics in tabulated form, in English, of 142 species in the Panicoideae, arranged in alphabetical order of species. This section is illustrated with high quality pen and ink drawings. Supplementary pages are provided with translations of the botanical terms into the other 3 languages. The remainder of the book is taken up with 25 coloured plates, reproduced from watercolour drawings, of whole plants of the more important species including Digitaria sanguinalis, Echinochloa colonum, E. crus-galli, Imperata cylindrica, Rottboellia exaltata, Setaria glauca and Sorghum halepense.