Home Flora of Pakistan
Name Search
District Map
Grid Map
Inventory Project
Phleum L. Search in The Plant ListSearch in IPNISearch in Australian Plant Name IndexSearch in Index Nominum Genericorum (ING)Search in NYBG Virtual HerbariumSearch in JSTOR Plant ScienceSearch in SEINetSearch in African Plants Database at Geneva Botanical GardenAfrican Plants, Senckenberg Photo GallerySearch in Flora do Brasil 2020Search in Reflora - Virtual HerbariumSearch in Living Collections Decrease font Increase font Restore font

Published In: Species Plantarum 1: 59. 1753. (1 May 1753) (Sp. Pl.) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 6/2/2011)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 6/3/2011)
General/Distribution: A genus of about 10 species in temperate regions; 4 species occur in Pakistan.


Export To PDF Export To Word
Annuals or perennials. Leaf-blades flat. Panicle spike-like, ovoid or cylindrical, the branches sometimes adnate to the axis. Spikelets firmly laterally compressed, breaking up above the persistent glumes; rhachilla produced or not. Glumes subequal, the margins overlapping but not connate, 3-nerved, shortly awned; lemma membranous, truncate or obtuse, 1-7-nerved, awnless, the margins not connate; palea as long as the lemma or almost so.

Export To PDF Export To Word Export To SDD
Switch to indented key format
1 Perennials, with non-flowering shoots at anthesis (2)
+ Annuals, without non-flowering shoots at anthesis (3)
2 (1) Panicle not more than 4 times as long as broad, very rarely longer; awns up to 4 mm long, almost as long as the glumes Phleum alpinum
+ Panicle over 4 times as long as broad; awns 0.2-2 mm long, not much more than one-third the length of the glumes Phleum pratense
3 (1) Glumes lanceolate, finely acuminate, hardly awned; keels stiffly ciliate Phleum himalaicum
+ Glumes cuneately obovate-truncate, cuspidate; keels scabrid Phleum paniculatum
© 2020 Missouri Botanical Garden - 4344 Shaw Boulevard - Saint Louis, Missouri 63110