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Pakistan | Family List | Poaceae | Elymus

Elymus repens (Linn.) Gould in Madrono. 9:127. 1947. Melderis in Tutin et al., El. Fur. 5:196.1980.

  • Agropyron repens (Linn.) P. Beauv.
  • Elytrigia repens (Linn.) Nevski
  • Triticum repens Linn.

    Tufted perennial with extensive, wiry rhizomes; culms 30-120 cm high, erect or geniculately ascending. Leaf-blades usually flat, 6-30 cm long, 3-10 mm wide, glabrous or loosely hairy above. Spike lax or dense, 5-15(-20) cm long, erect and straight; rhachis joints scabrid along the margins. Spikelets 5-7-flowered, 8-17 mm long; glumes subequal, lanceolate to lanceolate-oblong, 5-15 mm long, acute, mucronate or shortly awned, scabrid on the nerves above; lemma lanceolate-oblong, 6-11(-13) mm long, glabrous and smooth, acute, awnless or with a subulate tip, palea nearly as long as the lemma, anthers 3.5-6 mm long.

    Fl. & Fr. Per.: July-August

    Type locality: Europe.

    Distribution: Pakistan (Baluchistan, N.W.F.P. & Kashmir); Europe and temperate Asia; introduced into many temperate countries.


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