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Cutandia Wink. in Bot. Ztg. 18: 130. 1860. Sultan & Stewart, Grasses W. Pak. 2:227. 1959; Bor, Grasses Burma Ceyl. Ind. Pak. 698. 1960; Bor in Towns., Guest & Al Rawi. Fl. Iraq 9:70. 1968. Bor in Rech. f., Fl. Iran. 70: 11. 1970; Tzvelev, Poaceae URSS 429. 1976; Stace in Tutin et al., Fl. Eur. 5:158: 1980.

Annuals. Leaf-blades flat or convolute. Inflorescence a panicle or rarely a raceme, the branches divaricate at maturity. Spikelets 2-9(-12)-flowered, breaking up at maturity variously below each floret, at the base of the pedicel and at the base of the branches. Glumes slightly to very unequal, ± keeled, acuminate to rounded or emarginate, not or shortly awned; lemma with 3 thick nerves, strongly keeled on all 3 nerves, acuminate to rounded, with hyaline margins, usually emarginate or 2-toothed at the tip, awnless or shortly awned from the sinus; palea as long as the lemma or almost so; stamens 3.

A genus of 4 species in the Mediterranean region and the Middle East; 1 species occurs in Pakistan.

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