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Taiwan Gramineae | Family List | Poaceae | Paspalidium

Paspalidium flavidum (Retz.) A. Camus, Fl. Indo-Chine. 7: 419. 1922; Kuoh et al., Taiwania 43: 65.

金黃類雀稗

Panicum flavidum Retz., Observ. Bot. 4: 14. 1786.
Setaria flavidum (Retz.) Veldkamp, Blumea 39: 376. 1994.

Terrestrial perennials; culm 40-60 cm tall, 1-2 mm thick, slender. Blade linear, to 30 cm long, 5-7 mm wide; ligule a ring of hairs, ca. 0.25 mm long. Panicle 8-25 cm long. Racemes 6-10, 1-2 cm long; rachis 0.5-0.8 mm broad, winged. Spikelets 3-4 mm long, imbricate, sessile, ovate-elliptic; lower glume 1.5-1.6 mm long, membranaceous, rounded-acute; upper glume slightly shorter than upper lemma, obovate, 7-veined, rounded or truncate with a mucronate tip; lower lemma elliptic, acute, 5-veined; upper lemma ovate, ca. 2 mm long, acuminate, granulate.

KAOHSIUNG: Sushan, Kuoh 16970.

Tropical Asia. Taiwan, naturalized in roadsides and open places at coastal areas.


 

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