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Taiwan Gramineae | Family List | Poaceae | Festuca

Festuca formosana Honda, Bot. Mag. Tokyo. 42: 134. 1928. Hsu, Fl. Taiwan 5: 440. 1978.

台灣羊茅

Culms 40 cm tall, 1 mm in diameter. Blade acuminate at both ends, 15 cm long. Panicle large, loose. spikelets 1-2-flowered, 8 mm long; glumes subcoraceous, scabrous on back and margins; the lower linear-lanceolate, 3 mm long, 1-nerved; the upper lanceolate, 3.5 mm long, 3-nerved; lemmas lanceolate, 7-7.5 mm long, 5-nerved; palea 6.5-7 mm long, linear-lanceolate, 2-keeled, minutely ciliate on the keels. Caryopsis 5 mm long, cylindrical; hilum linear.

HUALIEN: Neitailuko, Hayata s. n. in 1917.

Endemic to Taiwan, and only one record find in limestome areas in northeastern Taiwan.


 

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