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Garnotia ciliata Merr.


Description from Flora of China

Garnotia ciliata var. conduplicata Santos; G. ciliata var. glabriuscula Santos; G. conduplicata (Santos) Santos.

Annual, tufted. Culms delicate, usually decumbent at base, rooting at lower nodes, 20–70 cm tall, nodes hispid. Leaf sheaths loose, usually longer than internodes, hispid with tubercle-based hairs or nearly glabrous; leaf blades narrowly lanceolate, fairly thick, flat or folded, 3–12 cm × 2–8(–11) mm, hispid or villous, margins wavy; ligule ca. 0.5 mm. Panicle narrow, 5–15 cm; branches widely spaced, up to 5 cm, stout, appressed to rachis; pedicels scaberulous. Spikelets 4–6 mm, base glabrous or shortly bearded; glumes villous or sparsely pilose to glabrous, hairs tubercle-based, apex acuminate or short awned; glume awns 0.5–3 mm; lemma faintly 1–3-veined, glabrous, awned from between 2 delicate acuminate lobes; awn geniculate, column ca. 2 mm, bristle 7–10 mm. Fl. and fr. Aug–Oct.

* Near streams, roadsides, moist places on rocks; 900–1000 m. Guangdong.


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