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Schizachyrium impressum (Hack.) A. Calms in Annls. Soc. line. Lyon, n.s. 70: 91. 1923. Bor, Grasses Burma Ceyl. Ind. Pak. 216. 1960.

  • Andropogon impressus Hack.

    Perennial; culms slender. Leaf-blades 12-18 cm long, 1.5 mm wide, acuminate to a long filiform tip. Racemes 2 cm long, fragile, solitary or several together on short closely spaced branches; internodes and pedicles clavate, ciliate; spatheoles convolute. Sessile spikelet narrowly lanceolate, 5-6 mm long; lower glume inconspicuously nerved, keeled above but merely inflexed below, deeply depressed on the hack, glabrous; upper lemma bind fo below the middle; awn 15-18 mm long, the column well exserted from the glumes. Pedicelled spikelet awnless, up to 7 mm long, on a straight, stoutish pedicel, the lower glume convex on the back.

    Type: Kashmir, C. B. Clarke 31433 (K).

    Distribution: Kashmir, endemic.

    This species is known only from the type.


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