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3. Muhlenbergia huegelii Trinius, Mém. Acad. Imp. Sci. Saint-Pétersbourg, Sér. 6, Sci. Math., Seconde Pt. Sci. Nat. 6, 4(3–4): 293. 1841.

乱子草 luan zi cao

Muhlenbergia arisanensis Hayata; M. geniculata Nees ex Steudel; M. longistolon Ohwi; M. viridissima Nees ex Steudel.

Plants usually with long, scaly rhizomes. Culms erect, 70–90 cm tall, rigid, puberulent below nodes. Leaf sheaths loose, glabrous, usually shorter than internodes; leaf blades 4–14 × 0.4–1 cm, flat, scabrid on both surfaces and margins, apex acuminate; ligule ca. 1 mm, glabrous or ciliate. Panicle 8–27 cm, rather open, sometimes nodding; branches few to many at each node, branches and pedicels all slender, scabrid. Spikelets lanceolate, 2–3 mm, gray-green or purplish; glumes 0.5–1.2 mm with lower glume slightly shorter than the upper, hyaline, veinless or upper glume 1-veined, apex obtuse; lemma 2–3 mm, gray-green or purple, scaberulous, lower 1/4 of back pilose; awn 8–16 mm. Anthers ca. 0.8 mm. Fl. and fr. Jul–Oct. 2n = 40, 42.

Moist places in mountain valleys, riversides, forests; 900–3000 m. Anhui, Fujian, Gansu, Guizhou, Hebei, Heilongjiang, Henan, Hubei, Jiangsu, Jiangxi, Jilin, Liaoning, Nei Mongol, Ningxia, Qinghai, Shaanxi, Shandong, Shanxi, Sichuan, Taiwan, Xinjiang, Xizang, Yunnan, Zhejiang [Afghanistan, Bhutan, India, Japan, Korea, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Russia].


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