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Taiwan Gramineae | Family List | Poaceae | Panicum

Panicum luzonense J. Presl, Reliq. Haenk. 1: 308. 1830; Veldkamp, Blumea 41: 195. 1996.


Panicum luzonense

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  • Panicum cambogiense Balansa

    Annuals; culm tufted, to 60 cm high, nodes and peduncle of inflorescence tubercled stiff hairy. Blade linear-lanceolate, 5-12 cm long, 3-8 mm wide, base rounded, sparingly tubercled hairy; ligule short, upper margin tipped with long soft hairs of ca. 2 mm long; sheath covered with tubercled bristles, loose and swollen especially at lower ones. Spikelets 2-2.5 mm long, elliptic, purplish; lower glume broadly ovate mucronate at apex, 5-7-veined, tessellate-veiend, ca. 1/2 as long as spikelet, clasping base of spikelet; upper glume elliptic-ovate, 9-11-veined, palea membranaceous, as long as lemma; upper flort elliptic, ca. 1.7 mm long, obtuse, smooth, coriaceous. India, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Indochina, Malesia and northern Australia. Taiwan, at low elevation in open areas, roadsides, waste places and grassland, limited to the southern part of the island.

    TAINAN: Karangvunoue, Yamamoto 718. KAOHSIUNG: Senswei, Shimada s. n.


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