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Coix lacryma-jobi L., Sp. Pl. 2: 972. 1753. Hsu, Fl. Taiwan 5: 633. 1978; Koyama, Grass. Jap. Neighb. Reg. 482. 1987.

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Coix lacryma-jobi var. lacryma-jobi
leaf cs section

Credit: cs kuoh


KEY TO THE VARIETY

1 Involucre very hard, not easily dented by finger nail.   (2)
+ Involucre soft, thin easily dented by finger nail.   (3)
       
2 (1) 2. Involucre ovate, 8-11 mm long by 6-7 mm wide   var. lacryma-jobi
+ Involucre globose, about 1 cm in diameter   var. maxima
       
3 (1) Involucre subglobose, 9-10 mm long by 8-9 mm broad   var. formosana
+ Involucse elliptical, 8-10 mm long by 4-4.5 mm broad.   var. mayuen

Lower Taxa


 

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