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10a. Hordeum vulgare var. vulgare

大麦(原变种) da mai (yuan bian zhong)

Hordeum sativum Jessen, nom. illeg. superfl.; H. sativum var. vulgare (Linnaeus) K. Richter; Triticum vulgare (Linnaeus) Salisbury (1796), not Villars (1787).

Lemma apex with long awn 8–15 cm. Caryopsis adherent to lemma and palea. Fl. and fr. Jun–Aug. 2n = 14.

Commonly cultivated as a food and fodder plant in China [cultivated worldwide in all non-tropical countries and in montane areas of tropics].


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