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9. Festuca olgae (Regel) Krivotulenko, Bot. Mater. Gerb. Bot. Inst. Komarova Akad. Nauk SSSR. 20: 56. 1960.

西山羊茅 xi shan yang mao

Molinia olgae Regel, Trudy Imp. S.-Peterburgsk. Bot. Sada 7: 625. 1881; Festuca deasyi Rendle; F. olgae var. deasyi (Rendle) Tzelev; F. sibirica subsp. deasyi (Rendle) Tzvelev; Leucopoa olgae (Regel) V. I. Kreczetowicz & Bobrov.

Plant dioecious, densely tufted; shoots intravaginal, basal sheaths straw-colored, glossy, not splitting into fibers. Culms 25–85 cm tall, nodes 1–3. Leaf sheaths glabrous; leaf blades usually flat, occasionally involute, 8–25(–40) cm × 2–3(–4.5) mm; ligule 0.1–0.3 mm. Panicle loose, lanceolate to ovate in outline, 6–14 cm; branches 3–7 cm, smooth, usually solitary, naked below middle. Spikelets 7–11 mm, purplish; florets 2–6; glumes entirely membranous except for narrow thicker band along vein; lower glume 3–4.5 mm; upper glume 4–6 mm; lemmas 6–8 mm, back asperulous, margins broadly membranous, apex obtuse to lacerate; awns absent or with 0.1–2 mm mucro. Anthers 2.7–4 mm in male florets. Ovary apex densely hairy in female florets. 2n = 28.

Grassy and stony mountain slopes, screes; 3500–4000 m. Xinjiang, Xizang, Yunnan [Afghanistan, India, Kashmir, Kyrgysytan, Pakistan, Tajikistan; SW Asia (NE Iran)].


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