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36. Elymus anthosachnoides (Keng) Á. Löve ex B. Rong Lu, Nordic J. Bot. 15: 24. 1995.

假花鳞草 jia hua lin cao

Culms solitary or tufted, 60–75 cm tall, 1.5–2.5 mm in diam., 4–6-noded. Leaf sheath glabrous; leaf blade flat, 11–25 × 0.35–0.7 cm, both surfaces villous or adaxial surface pilose or glabrous. Spike pendulous, 8–16 cm. Spikelets 1 per node, yellowish green or tinged purplish, 24–30 mm excluding awns, with 5–7 florets; rachilla villous; internodes ca. 3 mm. Glumes lanceolate, 3–5(–7)-veined, scabrous along veins, apex acute; proximal glume 5–7.5 mm; distal glume 7–9 mm. Lemma lanceolate, hirsute throughout, especially distally and near margin, or glabrous or scabrous; first lemma 13–14 mm; awn reflexed, robust, 20–35 mm. Palea slightly shorter than or equaling lemma, ciliolate along keels distally. Anthers reddish brown, 1–2 mm. Fl. and fr. Jul–Aug.

* Mountain slopes; 2700–4000 m. Qinghai, Sichuan, Xizang, Yunnan.

Löve (Feddes Repert. 95: 459. 1984) did not previously validly publish the combination Elymus anthosachnoides; see the note following the genus description above.

1 Spike 8–9 cm; lemma hirsute throughout.   36a var. anthosachnoides
+ Spike 10–16 cm; lemma glabrous or scabrous.   36b var. scabrilemmatus


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