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

Flora Data (Last Modified On 10/16/2012)
PlaceOfPublication Ess. Agrost. 71, 166. pl. I5. f. I. 1812.
Synonym Diplachne Beauv. Ess. Agrost. 80. pl. i6. f. 9. 1812. Rabdochloa Beauv. Ess. Agrost. 84. 1812. Leptostachys G. Meyer, Prim. Fl. Esseq. 73. 1818. Oxydenia Nutt. Gen. P1. 1:76. 1818. Diachroa Nutt. Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. II. 5:147. 1837. Ipnum R. A. Phil. Anal. Univ. Chile 36:211. 1870.
Description Spikelets few- to several-flowered, the upper floret reduced to a small awnless rudiment, sessile or short-pedicellate, crowded or somewhat distant on one side of the slender rachis; glumes 1-nerved, the second usually longer and broader than the first; lemmas 3-nerved, acute, minutely bifid, awnless or rarely short-awned, pubescent or pilose on the margins and sometimes on the internerves. Annual or perennial grasses with flat blades and numerous slender spikes scattered along the common axis.
Key a. Plants annual; sheaths sparsely papillose-pilose; lemmas 1-1.5 mm. long. 1. L. FILIFORMIS aa. Plants perennial; sheaths glabrous or nearly so; lemmas 1.5-2 mm. long. 2. L. VIRGATA
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