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Oplismenus compositus (L.) Beauv.

竹叶草

Description from Flora of China

Perennial. Culms stoloniferous, straggling, ascending to 20–80 cm. Leaf sheaths glabrous, pilose or tuberculate-hairy; leaf blades lanceolate to ovate-lanceolate, 3–20 × 0.5–3 cm, subglabrous to tuberculate-hairy, base usually oblique. Inflorescence axis 5–15 cm, glabrous to tuberculate-hairy; racemes 3–6, 2–6 cm, ascending to erect. Spikelets in 7–14 widely spaced, sometimes patent pairs, lanceolate, glabrous to thinly pilose; glumes herbaceous, awned, the awns stout, green or purple, viscid; lower glume awn 5–10 mm; upper glume awn to 3 mm or occasionally absent; lower lemma subcoriaceous, 7–9-veined, acute or with a stout 0.3–1 mm mucro; upper lemma subcoriaceous, ca. 2.5 mm, smooth. Fl. and fr. Sep–Nov. 2n = 54, 72*.

Moist places in forests and along forest margins, hill slopes. Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hainan, Jiangxi, Sichuan, Taiwan, Xizang, Yunnan, Zhejiang [Japan, Philippines, Thailand, and elsewhere in tropical Asia extending westward through India to E Africa; Australia, Pacific Islands (Polynesia)].

生活型: 草本

栽培植物: 野生

特征: 一年生横卧草本;

花期: 秋冬

果期: 秋冬

生境: 生于林下阴湿处

门中名: 种子植物门

亚门中名: 被子植物亚门

纲中名: 单子叶植物纲

中文别名: 多穗缩箬


 

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