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

Flora Data (Last Modified On 10/16/2012)
PlaceOfPublication Enum. P1. 1029. 1809.
Description Spikelets 3- to 5-flowered, compressed, sessile and closely imbricate in two rows on one side of the rather narrow flat rachis, the rachis extending beyond the spike- lets; rachilla disarticulating above the first glume and between the florets; glumes broad, unequal, 1-nerved, the second mucronate or short-awned below the tip, deciduous; lemmas broad, keeled, 3-nerved, acuminate or short-awned, the lateral nerves indistinct; palea about as long as the lemma; seed subglobose, ridged, en- closed in a thin pericarp.
Note Annual grasses with flat blades and 2 to several, short, thick, digitate, ascending or spreading spikes, the rachis prolonged beyond the spikelets.
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