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Aristida L., Sp. Pl. 1: 82. 1753.


Aristida chinensis

Credit: cs kuoh

Annual or perennial; leaf-blades flat or rolled. Spikelet: glumes 1-nerved or rarely the lower 3-5-(-7)-nerved; floret callus obtuse to pungent or bidentate; lemma convolute or involute; awns with or without a column, persistent or deciduous, the branches glabrous, flat or terete, sometimes the laterals reduced or rarely suppressed. Caryopsis terete, or grooved when lemma involute, the embryo 1/3 its length.

Species ± 250.Tropics and subtropics.

Dry or weedy places.
只有華三芒草 一種。台中大渡山麓近郊石川地可見。

Lower Taxon


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