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

Flora Data (Last Modified On 10/16/2012)
Genus GYNERIUM
PlaceOfPublication Ess. Agrost. 13 8. pI. 24. f. 6. 1812.
Description Dioecious; staminate spikelets 2-flowered; glumes equal, 1-nerved, acute, thin and hyaline; lemmas 3-nerved, acute, glabrous, awnless; pistillate spikelets 2- flowered; first glume 1- to 3-nerved, acute, thin and hyaline, the second 3-nerved, firmer, narrower, more than twice as long as the first; rachilla glabrous, disartic- ulating at the base of each segment; lemmas small, attenuate to a long soft awn, villous with long white hairs.
Note Very large perennial with short-jointed culms, broad, flat blades and large plume-like panicles.
 
 
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