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Published In: Species Plantarum 1: 28. 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 20 species in temperate Europe and Asia, in the highlands of tropical Africa and Asia and in South Africa; introduced to America; 1 species occurs in Pakistan.
Comment/Acknowledgements: All the species are sweetly scented with coumarin.

 

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Annuals or perennials. Panicles contracted, spike-like. Spikelets 3-flowered, the lowest florets reduced to sterile (rarely male) lemmas, the uppermost bisexual; rhachilla disarticulating above the glumes, not, or scarcely, produced; glumes membranous with hyaline margins, the upper as long as the spikelet; the lower about half as long; sterile lemmas narrowly oblong, brown, hairy, bilobed, the lower with a short straight awn from above the middle of the back, the upper with a geniculate awn from below the middle; fertile lemma rotund, shorter than the sterile lemmas, cartilaginous; palea as long as the lemma, 1-nerved; stamens 2; stigmas 2, pubescent.
 
 
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