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9b. Saccharum arundinaceum var. trichophyllum (Handel-Mazzetti) S. M. Phillips & S. L. Chen, Novon. 15: 469. 2005.

毛颖斑茅 mao ying ban mao

Erianthus griffithii J. D. Hooker var. trichophyllus Handel-Mazzetti, Akad. Wiss. Wien, Math.-Naturwiss. Kl., Anz. 58: 154. 1921; Erianthus trichophyllus (Handel-Mazzetti) Handel-Mazzetti.

Culms up to 1.5 m tall. Inflorescence narrow, 25–50 × 4.5–6 cm. Upper glume of sessile spikelet thinly pilose with long silky hairs.

Open grassy places; 600–1900 m. Yunnan [India (Sikkim)].

This is a small variant, apparently of local distribution, distinguished mainly by the hairy upper glume of the sessile spikelet.


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