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Leersia Sw.


Leersia hexandra

Credit: cs kuoh

Perennial, rarely annual. Panicle branches sometimes simple and raceme-like. Spikelets 1-flowered, strongl laterally compressed, not stipitate; lemma chartaceous to coriaceous, awnless or awned; stamens 1, 2, 3 or 6.

Tropical and warm temperate regions.

Species 18. Marshland, stram banks and shallow water; a few species in woodland.

Lower Taxon


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