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Alopecurus L.

看麥娘屬

Alopecurus myosuroides
specimen

Credit: cs kuoh

Annual or perennial. Panicle spiciform cylindrical to capitate. Spikelets without rhachilla extension, falling entire; glumes equal, a little longer than and enclosing floret, membranous to thinly coriaceous, often connate along the margins below, strongly keeled this usually ciliate, obtuse acute or shortly awned; lemma membrnous, the margins often connate below, keeled, truncate to acute, with a straight or geniculate dorsal awn; palea usually small or absent; lodicules 0; stigmas pubescent, protogynus. Endosperm sometimes liquid.

Species 2.Eastern Mediterranean to Iraq.

Ditches and wet places.
大穗看麥娘可能是引進種只有一份日據時代標本。

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KEY TO THE SPECIES

1 Spikelets about 2 mm long, long awned; base of glumes free.   var. amurensis
+ Spikelets about 5 mm long, shortly awned; base of glumes fused.   Alopecurus myosuroides

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