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91. Cyathopus Stapf, Hooker’s Icon. Pl. 24: t. 2395. 1895.

杯禾属 bei he shu

Authors: Sheng-lian Lu & Sylvia M. Phillips

Perennial, tufted, scabrid throughout. Culms ascending, moderately stout, unbranched. Leaf blades linear, flat; ligule membranous. Inflorescence an open panicle; branches whorled, distant, bare in lower part; pedicels densely scabrid, apices pale, shallowly cuplike. Spikelets laterally compressed, floret 1, rachilla extension absent or almost so, disarticulating below glumes; glumes equal, lanceolate, papery, prominently 3-veined, apex cuspidate; lemma membranous, slightly shorter than glumes, weakly keeled, 5-veined, apex subacute, awnless; palea as long as lemma, 2-keeled. Stamens 3.

One species: Bhutan, China, India (Sikkim).

Lower Taxon


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