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Published In: Kew Bulletin 1948(3): 138. 1948. (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.: June-September.
Type: Type: Northwest India, Bor 15024 (K).
Distribution: Distribution: Pakistan (N.W.FY., Gilgit & Kashmir); western Himalayas.
Comment/Acknowledgements: Very similar to Poa attenuata, differing only by the covering of hair between the nerves of the lemma. 3600-6000m.
Map Location: A-7 Gilgit Agency: Darkot, 10800', S. A. Bowes Lyon 8106(K); Chitral dist.: Upper Yarkhun Valley, F. Schmid 32 (RAW, non K); B-7 Hazara dist.: Nila, Kagan, J.F. Duthie 22690a (K); B-8 Gilgit Agency: above Rama, near Lake, 11000', E. Nasir & G.L. Webster 6457 (RAW); Baltistan: Gudhai Valley, 12000' J.F. Duthie 12182(K); Burji La above Skardu, 15000', R. R. Stewart 20112 in part (KUH); B-9 Baltistan: Nubra, 16-17000', T. Thomson s.n. (K); C-9 Kashmir: Takti La, Zanskar, 1 July 1848, T. Thomson s.n. (K); C-10 Kashmir: Hanle River, 13800-14000', 10 September 1847, T. Thomson s.n. (K).

 

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Tufted perennial; culms 8-30cm high, erect, clothed at the base with the remains of old leaf-sheaths. Leaf-blades flat, 2-6cm long, 1-1.5mm wide, abruptly contracted to a blunt tip, scabrid on the margins and both surfaces; ligule trun¬cate, 2-4mm long. Panicle contracted, 2-5cm long; branches short, 2-3 at the nodes, ascending, very scabrid. Spikelets 2-4-flowered, elliptic when young, becoming broadly wedge-shaped, 4-7mm long, tinged or suffused with purple; glumes unequal, oblong-elliptic, 3-nerved, the lower 2.5-3.5mm long, the upper slightly broader, 3-4mm long; lemmas oblong in side-view, 3.2-4.5mm long, obtuse, ciliate on the keel and marginal nerves, silky hairy (often only sparsely so) on the surface between the nerves, usually without wool at the base; palea shorter than the lemma, the keels shortly hairy below, scabrid above; anthers 1.5-2mm long.
 
 
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