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2. Garnotia tenella (Arnott ex Miquel) Janowski, Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 17: 86. 1921.

脆枝耳稃草 cui zhi er fu cao

Berghausia tenella Arnott ex Miquel, Anal. Bot. Ind. 2: 22. 1851; Garnotia brevifolia Ohwi; G. fragilis Santos; G. nitens Santos; G. tenuis Santos (1950), not Keng ex S. L. Chen (1990).

Annual, tufted. Culms ascending or decumbent at base, 15–60 cm tall, often branched, rooting at lower node, nodes hispid or villous. Leaf sheaths loose, lower longer than internodes, usually glabrous, occasionally margins villous; leaf blades narrowly lanceolate, flat, thin, 5–15 cm × 5–15 mm, hispid, villous with tubercle-based hairs or shortly hairy, margins wavy; ligule 0.3–1.5 mm. Panicle narrow, 6–18 cm; branches loosely ascending, 1.5–7 cm, fascicled at lower nodes, paired or solitary toward apex; spikelets in pairs or threes; pedicels scabrid, appressed. Spikelets 2–4 mm, base very shortly hairy or glabrous; glumes equal or lower glume slightly longer, glabrous, scabrid, apex acute, acuminate or awned; glume awns 1–2.5 mm; lemma faintly 1-veined, typically awned from emarginate apex, lower spikelets in panicle occasionally awnless or mucronate; awn geniculate, column 2–3 mm, bristle ca. 7 mm. Fl. and fr. Aug–Oct.

Moist stony places on mountain slopes, near streams, shady places, dense forests; ca. 1700 m. Guangdong, Yunnan [Bhutan, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, Vietnam].


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