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

Flora Data (Last Modified On 10/16/2012)
Genus MESOSETUM
PlaceOfPublication Syn. P1. Glum. 1:118. 1854.
Description Spikelets sessile or very shortly pedicellate, in two rows on one side of the flattened rachis, the first glume turned toward, hence the back of the fruit turned away from the rachis; first glume more than two-thirds as long as the spikelet, 3- to 5-nerved; second glume and sterile lemma equal, exceeding the fruit; fertile lemma acute, minutely striate or roughened, the margins flat, but tightly enclosing the palea.
Note Annual grasses (in our species) with flat narrow blades and solitary, thick, erect racemes.
 
 
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