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Published In: Observations sur les Graminées de la Flore Belgique 100. 1824. (Observ. Gramin. Belg.) Name publication detailView in Biodiversity Heritage Library
 
 

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 6/2/2011)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 6/3/2011)
Type: Type locality: France.
Distribution: Distribution: Pakistan (Baluchistan); Mediterranean region eastwards through the Caucasus and the Middle East to Southern USSR.
Map Location: D-4 Quetta dist.: Quetta, J. J. Norris 45 (K, RAW); near Quetta, R. R. Stewart 27944 (RAW).

 

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Annual; culms 3-45cm high, usually erect. Leaf-blades 1-10 cm long, up to 2 mm wide, rough on the margins, minutely hairy above. Inflorescence a sparingly branched, erect or sometimes slightly nodding panicle or raceme, 3-20cm long; pedicels 0.2-2mm long. Spikelets 5-10.5mm long (excluding the awns), breaking up at maturity below each fertile floret; the lower 1-3 florets fertile, the upper 3-7 sterile and usually with longer and wider lemmas with shorter awns. Lower glume 0.1-mm long, less than a quarter the length of the upper; upper glume 1.5-4mm long, acute but often appearing truncate or obtuse because of the deciduous apex; fertile lemma 4-6.5mm long, with an awn usually 1-2 times as long, finely 3-nerved or with 2 extra short nerves, pubescent to ciliate (or glabrous in Europe); anthers 1(-3), 0.4-0.6(-1.6)mm long, included at anthesis.
 
 
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