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Pakistan | Family List | Poaceae | Trisetum

Trisetum aeneum (Hook.f.) R.R. Stewart in Brittonia. 5:431. 1945. Sultan & Stewart, Grasses W. Pak. 2:278. 1959; Bor, Grasses Burma Cyl. Ind. Pak. 447. 1960; Bor in Rech.f., Fl. Iran. 70:318. 1970.

  • Avena aenea Hook.f.
  • Trisetum aureum Nees ex Steud.

    Loosely tufted perennial; culms 45-65 cm high or more, erect or geniculately ascending, glabrous. Leaf-blades 7-20 cm long, 3-6(-9) mm wide, flat, thinly it villous to scaberulous. Panicle oblong to narrowly lanceolate, dense or rather loose and interrupted, the axis and branches glabrous, 5-15 cm long, 1.5-2.5 cm wide. Spikelets 2-flowered with the rhachilla tipped with a rudimentary floret up to 1 mm long, or 3-flowered without a rhachilla extension, 5.5-8.5 mm long excluding the awns; glumes subequal or unequal, lanceolate, acute or acuminate, the lower 1-nerved, 3.5-5.5 mm long, the upper 4.5-6.5 mm long; lemma elliptic, 5-5.5 mm long, scaberulous below; awn 6-9.5 mm long, strongly recurved.

    Fl. & Fr. Per.: July-August.

    Type locality: Kashmir and Northwest India.

    Distribution: Pakistan (N.W.F.P. & Kashmir); Nepal and Northwest India.

    Common in the alpine zone between 2600 and 3600 m.


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