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Published In: The Flora of British India 7(22): 351. 1897[1896]. (early Dec 1896) (Fl. Brit. India) Name publication detailView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 6/2/2011)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 6/3/2011)
Flower/Fruit: Fl. & Fr. Per.: July-September.
Type: Type: Northwest India, Royle (K,LE).
Distribution: Distribution: Pakistan (N.W.F.P. & Kashmir); Northwest India and China (Dzhungaria).
Comment/Acknowledgements: 3100-4700m.
Map Location: B-7 Hazara dist.: Saiful Maluk, Sh. Ali 215 (K, RAW); B-8 Kashmir: Tulion above Pahlgam, 12000', R. R. Stewart 7849 (K); Baltistan: Dras Valley, 11-12000', J. F. Duthie 11664(K); Burji La above Skardu, 14000', R. R. Stewart 20169 (RAW); Mir Panzil Pass, Burzil Chowki, 14000', 28 July 1940, R. R. Stewart s.n. (KUH); C-9 Kashmir: Pensi La, W. Koelz 2934 (LE).


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Tufted perennial without rhizomes; culms (13-)25-80cm high, erect or geniculately ascending, slender. Leaf-blades folded-setaceous, up to 25cm long, scabrid on the lower (outer) surface, glaucous, with 7 sclerenchyma strands, 1 on the keel, 1 along each margin and 1 below each of the lateral nerves, 6-sided in section (this visible in a handlens without the need to cut sections); ligule a narrow rim c. 0.5mm long. Panicle narrowly lanceolate to ovate, 6-15cm long, lax, the branches ascending or spreading, scabrid. Spikelets 4-6(-7)-flowered, (8-)10-13 mm long (excluding the awns); lower glume 2.7-4.4mm long, 1 nerved, upper glume 4-5.3mm long, 3-nerved; lemmas narrowly elliptic in side-view, 5.5-7 mm long, scabrid above, with an awn 1.5-3mm long, palea scabrid along the keels; anthers 2.5-4mm long; ovary hairy at the tip.
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