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Agrostis hissarica Rozhev. in Bot. Mater. Gerb. glavn. bot. Sada. 4:93. 1923. Tzvelev, Poaceae URSS 333. 1976.

  • Agrostis stewartii Bor
  • Polypogon hissaricus (Rozhev.) Bor

    Perennial; culms 60-110 cm high, erect or procumbent at the base and rooting from the lower nodes, smooth. Leaf-blades flat, 7-25 cm long, 3-75 mm wide, scabrid on both surfaces; ligule 3-6 mm long, obtuse or truncate. Panicle lanceolate to narrowly lanceolate, lobed, 10-20 cm long, loose or more usually rather dense, the branches and branchlets subverticillate and eventually deciduous. Spikelets (2.5-)3-3.5(-4) mm long, falling entire attached to the pedicel; glumes acute, awnless, scabrid or very shortly bristly; lemma 2-2.5 mm long, acute, awnless or with a deciduous awn-point up to 1.5 mm long; palea about two-thirds the length of the lemma; anthers 1-1.5 mm long.

    Type: USSR, Tadzhikistan, Lipsky 3511 (LE).

    Distribution: Pakistan (N.W.F.P. & Kashmir); Afghanistan, Tadzhikistan and Tian Shan.


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