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

Flora Data (Last Modified On 10/16/2012)
PlaceOfPublication Sp. Pl. 4:899. 1806.
Description Spikelets in groups of 3, the groups pedunculate, spreading, falling entire, arranged alternately on opposite sides of a slender flattened axis, the central spike- let fertile, the lateral ones staminate or neuter; spikelets 2-flowered; glumes equal, 1-nerved, notched at the apex, awned from between the lobes; lemmas 3-nerved, longer than the glumes, the nerves extending into awns.
Note Slender perennials with short, narrow flat blades and small racemes, the groups of spikelets all turned to one side.
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