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Published In: Flore Française. Troisième Édition 3: 32. 1805. (Fl. Franç. (ed. 3)) Name publication detailView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

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Project Data     (Last Modified On 6/3/2011)
General/Distribution: A genus of ± 130 species in temperate regions throughout the world; represented in Pakistan by only 2 species.


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Caespitose perennials with narrowly linear, rolled, almost setaceous leaves. Inflorescence an ample or contracted panicle, rarely a raceme. Spikelets 2-5-flowered, the uppermost reduced, usually male; rhachilla disarticulating above the glumes and between the florets, usually produced and bearing a rudimentary floret. Glumes equal or subequal, herbaceous and hyaline on the margins to somewhat firmly chartaceous, 3-9-nerved; lemmas rounded on the back, usually membranous, bibbed, hairy or almost glabrous, 7-9-nerved, awned from the sinus; lobes lanceolate or acuminate with a long or short bristle from the tip; awn flat, glabrous or shortly hairy, strongly twisted below the knee, slightly twisted above; palea 2-toothed, 2-keeled; anthers 3.

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1 Robust grass; panicles long, congested or racemose; glumes (15)18-25 mm long; anthers 3-5.5 mm long; lemma hairy on the margins or glabrous Danthonia schneideri
+ Slender grass; panicles very short, congested; glumes 10-12 mm long; anthers less than 2 mm long; lemma with tufts of hair between the nerves at the base of the lobes Danthonia cachemyriana
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