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Poa formosae Ohwi

台灣早熟禾

Poa formosae

Credit: CC Hsu, 1975 Taiwan Grasses

plant duration: perennials

culms :habit: ascending

culms :height (cm): 56-74 cm

culms :diameter (mm): 2 mm

leaf-blades shape: linear

leaf-blades :length (cm): 11-13 cm

leaf-blades :width (mm): 2 mm

leaf-blades :apex: acuminate

sheath: not compressed

ligule:texture: membranaceous

ligule :shape: tongue-shaped, rounded

ligule :length (mm): 1 mm

inflorescence:shape or type: open panicle

inflorescence :length (cm): 12-19 cm

spikelets:number of florets: 2

spikelets:shape: ellipsoid, ovoid

spikelets :length (mm): 4-6 mm

spikelets :width (mm): 2-2.5 mm

pedicel vestiture: hispid, minutely hispid

lower glume shape: lanceolate

lower glume :length (mm): 3-5 mm

lower glume :number of nerves: 3

upper glume shape: broadly lanceolate

upper glume apex: sharp

upper glume :length (mm): 3.5-5

upper glume :number of nerves: 3

florets :length (mm): 3-5 mm

lemma:texture: chartaceous

lemma:shape: ovate-lanceolate

lemma:length (mm): 3-4 mm

lemma :number of nerves: 5

lemma :vestiture on nerves: nerves villous

palea :shape: narrowly lanceolate

palea :apex: blunt

palea :length (mm): 3-4 mm

palea :number of nerves: 5

palea :vestiture on nerves: villous

callus: cobwebby

caryopsis:shape: ellipsoid

caryopsis :length (mm): 2 mm

caryopsis :apex: villous

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