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Lagurus Linn., Sp. Pl. 1:81. 1753. Gen. Pl., ed. 5, 34.1754; Boiss., Fl. Or. 5:521 1884; Bor, Grasses Burma Ceyl. Ind. Pak. 400.1960; Bor in Rech.f., Fl. Iran. 70:309.1970; Tzvelev, Poaceae URSS 324.1976; Tutin in Tutin et al., Fl. Eur. 5:225.1980.

Annual. Leaf-blades flat; ligule a short membrane. Inflorescence a dense ovoid or subcylindrical to subglobose panicle. Spikelets laterally compressed, the rhachilla prolonged; glumes subequal, linear, membranous, 1-nerved, with a long densely ciliate setaceous tip; lemma membranous, 5-nerved, almost as long as the glumes, hairy at the base, with 2 long apical bristles and a dorsal geniculate awn; palea shorter than the lemma; stamens 3.

A monotypic genus of the Mediterranean region and Southwest Europe.

Lower Taxon


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