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51. Fimbristylis fimbristyloides (F. Mueller) Druce, Rep. Bot. Soc. Exch. Club Brit. Isles. 4: 623. 1917.

矮飘拂草 ai piao fu cao

Abildgaardia fimbristyloides F. Mueller, Fragm. 8: 273. 1874; Fimbristylis nanofusca Tang & F. T. Wang.

Annuals. Culms tufted, 5-13 cm tall, with radical leaves. Leaves slightly more than 1/2 as long as culm; leaf blade linear, 1-1.5 mm wide, slightly curved, margin ciliate, apex acute. Involucral bracts 2 or more, leaflike, 0.5-1.8 cm, less than 1 mm wide, hispid, apex acuminate. Inflorescence a simple or rarely subcompound anthela; rays 1-3 cm, hairy. Spikelets solitary, ovoid to broadly ovoid, 4-5 × ca. 1.5 mm, slightly compressed, with basal 1-3 glumes empty. Glumes brown, ovate, 2.5-3 mm, membranous, not densely gland-dotted, hairy, midvein abaxially forming a slight keel and excurrent into a mucro; empty glumes shorter than fertile ones, with longer awns. Stamens 3. Ovary white, cylindric, 3-sided; style pale brown, ca. 2 mm, basally inflated; stigmas 3. Nutlet pale yellow to nearly white, very shortly stipitate, obovoid, 3-sided, verruculose, base truncate. Fl. and fr. Aug.

Slopes. Guangdong, Guangxi, Yunnan, Zhejiang [Bhutan, India, Indonesia, Japan (Ryukyu Islands), Korea, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Papua New Guinea, Thailand, Vietnam; N Australia].


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