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

Flora Data (Last Modified On 10/16/2012)
PlaceOfPublication Syn. P1. Aequin. 1:254. 1822.
Description Spikelets terete; glumes small or nearly wanting, nerveless; sterile lemmas 2, often as long as the solitary fertile floret; stamens 3. Clambering or erect shrubs with contracted panicles fascicled on the main culm or on long slender branches.
Key a. Blades of fertile branches much reduced, 0.5-2 cm. long; panicles com- posed of 1-4 spikelets _ - -_ - _ _I. C. SIMPLICIFLORA aa. Blades of fertile branches scarcely reduced, more than 6 cm. long; panicles many-flowered. b. Blades linear or narrowly lanceolate, not tessellate; spikelets 12-15 mm. long - - __ - ___ - -2. C. LONGIFOLIA bb. Blades lanceolate, rounded at the base, conspicuously tessellate; spikelets about 5 mm. long _ - --3. C. SUBTESSELLATA
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