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Project Name Data (Last Modified On 10/16/2012)
 

Flora Data (Last Modified On 10/16/2012)
Genus ELEUSINE
PlaceOfPublication Fruct. & Sem. 1:6. P1. f. ii. 1788.
Description Spikelets few- to several-flowered, compressed, sessile in two rows on one side of a rather broad rachis; rachilla disarticulating above the glumes and between the florets; glumes shorter than the first floret, unequal, the first 1-nerved, the second 3- to 5-nerved, the lateral nerves approximate close to the keel; lemmas acute, 3- nerved, the nerves close together, the uppermost somewhat reduced; seed dark brown, roughened by fine ridges, loosely enclosed in the thin pericarp. Annual grasses with two to several racemes digitate at the summit of the culms, sometimes with one or two a short distance below.
 
 
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