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Pakistan | Family List | Poaceae | Elymus

Elymus hispidus (Opiz) Meld. in J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 76. 380. 1978. Melderis in Tutin et al., Fl. Eur. 5:197. 1980.

  • Agropyron hispidum Opiz
  • Agropyron intermedium (Host) P. Beauv.
  • Elytrigia intermedia (Host) Nevski
  • Triticum intermedium Host

    Tufted perennial with long creeping rhizomes; culms 40-115 cm high, erect or ascending. Leaf-blades flat or ± convolute, up to 30 cm long, 2-7 mm wide, scabrid and sparsely long-hairy above, smooth and glabrous beneath. Spike lax or rather dense, 6-20 cm long, erect; rhachis joints scabrid along the margins. Spikelets 4-5-flowered, 10-15 mm long; glumes slightly unequal, oblong or lanceolate-oblong, 7-9 mm long, obtuse, truncate or obliquely truncate, scabrid on the midnerve towards the tip, sometimes hairy on the back; lemma oblong-elliptic, 9-11 mm long, glabrous or hairy, subobtuse, sometimes emarginate and apiculate; palea nearly as long as the lemma; anthers 4-6(-8) mm long.

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