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Published In: Kew Bulletin 7: 130. 1952. (Kew Bull.) Name publication detail

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 6/2/2011)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 6/3/2011)
Flower/Fruit: Fl. & Fr. Per.: July-August.
Type: Type: Sikkim, Hooker f. (K).
Distribution: Distribution: Kashmir; Northwest India and Sikkim.
Map Location: B-9 Kashmir: Leh, Schlagintweit 980(K); ibid., July, 1848. T. Thomson s.n. (K).


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Tufted annual or short-lived perennial; culms 10-45cm high, erect or geniculately ascending, often clothed at the base with the scarious remains of old leaf-sheaths. Leaf-blades flat or folded, 3-10cm long, 2-5mm wide, flaccid, abruptly tapered to a blunt tip, contracted at the base, smooth or scabrid on the margins and both surfaces; ligule erose, 2.5-6mm long. Panicle oblong or pyra¬midal, 6-15cm long; branches usually in pairs, ascending, spreading or deflexed, capillary, scaberulous. Spikelets 3-5-flowered, oblong, 4-6mm long, often suffused with purple; glumes unequal, the lower lanceolate to elliptic, 1.5-2.5mm long, (1-)3-nerved, the upper obovate-elliptic, 2.5-3mm long, 3-nerved, denticulate on the margins; lemma elliptic in side-view, 2.7- 3mm long, blunt, ciliate on the keel, glabrous or ciliate on the marginal nerves, without any wool at the base; palea shorter than the lemma, the keels ciliate below, scabrid above; anthers 05-0.8mm long.
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