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Published In: Essai d'une Nouvelle Agrostographie 71, pl. 15, f. 1. 1812. (Ess. Agrostogr.) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library
 

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 6/2/2011)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 6/3/2011)
General/Distribution: A genus of 27 species in tropical and warm temperate regions; 1 species occurs in Pakistan.

 

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Tufted or rhizomatous annuals or perennials. Leaf-blades linear or lanceolate, usually flat; ligule short, membranous. Inflorescence open, composed of several to numerous slender secund racemes scattered along a central axis. Spikelets 1-severalflowered, laterally compressed, usually overlapping, biseriate, disarticulating between the florets; glumes 1-nerved, membranous, keeled, usually shorter than the lemmas, subequal to unequal, persistent; lemmas 3-nerved, membranous, keeled, minutely hairy along the nerves and sometimes also on the back, acute or obtuse, entire or emarginate, awnless. Caryopses various.
 
 
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