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30. Puccinellia pamirica (Roshevitz) V. I. Kreczetowicz ex Ovczinnikov & Czukavina, Fl. Tadziksk. SSR. 1: 224. 1957.

帕米尔碱茅 pa mi er jian mao

Atropis distans (Jacquin) Grisebach f. pamirica Roshevitz, Trudy Glavn. Bot. Sada 38: 121. 1924; A. pamirica V. I. Kreczetovicz.

Perennial, tufted. Culms usually erect, rarely geniculately ascending, 15–40 cm tall. Leaf sheaths mostly clustered at plant base; ligule ca. 1 mm; leaf blades conduplicate or inrolled, 3–4 cm, 0.5–1.5 mm wide, margins and adaxial surface scabrid. Panicle mostly contracted, or spreading after anthesis, 5–10 cm; branches 2–4 cm, ascending, smooth. Spikelets 4–5 mm, purple tinged, florets 3 or 4; lower glume 1.5–1.8 mm, apex shortly acuminate, upper glume 2–2.5 mm, inconspicuously 3-veined, apex shortly acuminate; lemmas 2.5–3.5 mm, glabrous, with a raised keel, margins membranous, apex acute or acuminate, finely toothed; palea keels smooth or sparsely scabrid; anthers 1.3–1.8 mm. Fl. and fr. Jul. 2n = 14, 28.

Lake shores, stony depressions; 3200–4800 m. Qinghai, Xinjiang, NW Xizang [Afghanistan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan].


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