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Project Name Data (Last Modified On 10/22/2012)

Flora Data (Last Modified On 10/22/2012)
Genus CYMBOPOGON Spreng.
PlaceOfPublication PL. Pugill. 2:14. 1815.
Description Spikelets in pairs at each node of the short, paired racemes, those of the lowest pair of one or both racemes alike, sterile, awnless, and similar to the pedicellate spikelets above; sessile fertile spikelets dorsally compressed; first glume flat or grooved, sharply 2-keeled; fertile lemma narrow, awned from between two short lobes, sometimes awnless.
Note Rather coarse perennials with long narrow blades and large, usually drooping, compound inflorescences of aggregate pairs of racemes subtended by spathes.
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