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Electronic Flora of South Australia genus Fact Sheet

Family: Gramineae
Phleum

Derivation: Greek phleos, some kind of reed or grass.

Synonymy: Not Applicable

Common name: None

Description:
Annuals or perennials; leaf blades flat; ligule white, membranous.

Inflorescence a dense spike-like panicle; spikelets laterally compressed, 1-flowered; glumes 2, equal, 3-nerved, membranous, truncate, keeled, mucronate or awned; lemma much shorter, keeled, truncate or toothed, 3-5-nerved, awnless.

Distribution:  About 15 species from America, Europe and Asia.

Biology: No text

Author: Not yet available


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