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HYGRORYZA Nees

水禾屬

Hygroryza aristata
specimen

Credit: cs kuoh

Stoloniferous perennial with aquatic adventitious roots; leaf-blades ovate to elliptic, floating, the sheaths inflated. Spikelets 1-flowered, the floret borne upon long slender stipe and falling with it; lemma firmly membranous, awned; stamens 6.

India to Sri Lanka.

Species 1.Floating in water.

Mini, L.S., et al. 1991. Karyomorphological and phylogenetic studies on Hygroryza aristata (Retz.) Nees of the tribe Oryzeae. Cytologia 56: 95--102.

Lower Taxon

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