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Published In: Essai d'une Nouvelle Agrostographie 97. 1812. (Ess. Agrostogr.) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library
 

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General/Distribution: A monotypic genus in Europe and the Mediterranean region, extending eastwards to the eastern Himalayas; also in North America.

 

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Perennials. Leaf-blades flat. Inflorescence a lax panicle. Spikelets usually 2-flowered, sometimes 1-or 3-flowered, subterete; glumes unequal, shorter than the spikelet, thin, the lower nerveless, the upper prominently (1-)3-nerved, glabrous; lemmas oblong when flattened, rounded on the back, membranous with a scarious apex, prominently 3-nerved; palea 2-keeled, similar in texture to the lemma; stamens 3.
 
 
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