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Catabrosa P. Beauv., Ess. Agrost. 97, t.19/8. 1812. Sultan & Stewart, Grasses W. Pak. 2:228. 1959; Bor, Grasses Burma Ceyl. Ind. Pak. 528. 1960; Bor in Towns., Guest & Al-Rawi, Fl. Iraq 9:58. 1968; Bor in Rech.f., Fl. Iran. 70:59. 1970; Tzvelev, Poaceae URSS 488. 1976; Tutin in Tutin et al., Fl. Eur. 5:172. 1980.

  • Catabrosa sect. Catabrosa Boiss.

    Perennials. Leaf-blades flat. Inflorescence a lax panicle. Spikelets usually 2-flowered, sometimes 1-or 3-flowered, subterete; glumes unequal, shorter than the spikelet, thin, the lower nerveless, the upper prominently (1-)3-nerved, glabrous; lemmas oblong when flattened, rounded on the back, membranous with a scarious apex, prominently 3-nerved; palea 2-keeled, similar in texture to the lemma; stamens 3.

    A monotypic genus in Europe and the Mediterranean region, extending eastwards to the eastern Himalayas; also in North America.

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