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Taiwan Gramineae | Family List | Poaceae | Eragrostis

Eragrostis pilosissima Link., Hort. Berol. l: 189. 1827. Hitchc., l. c. 7: 193. 1931; Hsu, Fl. Taiwan 5: 487. 1978; Koyama, Grass. Jap. Neighb. Reg. 253. 1987.

多毛知風草

Eragrostis makinoi Hack., Bull. Herb. Boiss. 7:725. 1899; Matsum., Ind. Pl. Japon. 2, 1: 54. 1905.

Culm tufted. Blade about 7 cm long by 2 mm wide, covered with long silky hairs; ligule a fringe of hairs, about 0.8 mm long: Inflorescence a small open panicle, about 7 cm long. Spikelets about 11-flowered, about 5 mm long by l.l mm wide, oblanceolate; rachilla zigzag-shaped; glumes chartaceous, 1-nerved, lanceolate; the lower glume emarginate or obtuse at the apex, 0.8 mm long; the upper obtuse at the apex, about 1.2 mm long; lemma ovate, chartaceous, margins membranous, 3-nerved, about 1.8 mm long, mucronate, deciduous; palea oblanceolate, emarginate, 2-keeled, minutely ciliate along keels, about 1.6 mm long, persistent. Caryopsis ovate, about 0.8 mm long; embryo 1/2 the length of the caryopsis.

TAICHUNG: Tatushan, Hsu 10751.

Distributed in Vietnam and China (Kwantung, Fukien).


 

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