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23. Bromus nepalensis Melderis in H. Hara et al., Enum. Fl. Pl. Nepal. 1: 125. 1978.

尼泊尔雀麦 ni bo er que mai

Perennials. Culms tufted, erect from an oblique base, ca. 50 cm tall, glabrous. Lower leaf sheaths shortly pilose, upper sheaths glabrous; leaf blades flat, 5–10 cm × 2.5–4 mm, veins fine, abaxial surface glabrous, adaxial surface scattered pubescent, apex acuminate; ligule 0.5–1 mm, lacerate. Panicle spreading, 8–15 cm, nodding, rachis glabrous; branches 3–5 per lower node, 2–4 cm, slender, recurved, scabrid, each bearing 1 or 2 spikelets. Spikelets 3–4 cm, keel distally scabrid, compressed; rachilla internodes ca. 2 mm, thick, pubescent; lower glume lanceolate, 5–6 mm, 3-veined, apex acuminate, upper glume ca. 8 mm, broadly lanceolate, 5–7-veined, apex acute or obtuse; lemmas 11–13 mm, conspicuously 5–7-veined, abaxial surface pubescent, awned from apex; awn 8–12 mm, straight; palea subequal to lemma. Anthers 0.8–1 mm, brownish purple. Fl. May–Aug.

River banks, grassy places, thickets on slopes; ca. 3000 m. Xizang [Nepal].


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