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Sphaerocaryum Nees


Description from Flora of China

Graya Arnott ex Steudel (1854), not Endlicher (1841).

Annual. Culms trailing, many-noded. Leaf blades ovate, amplexicaul, with obscure cross veins; ligule a line of hairs. Inflorescence a panicle; pedicels glandular. Spikelets 1-flowered, floret bisexual; glumes deciduous, veinless or 1-veined, obtuse; lemma membranous, 1-veined, pubescent, obtuse; palea equal to lemma. Stamens 3. Caryopsis ovate.

One species: India to SE Asia including S China.

Lower Taxon


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