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Lygeum Loefl. ex Linn., Gen. Pl.,ed. 5, 27. 1754. Boiss., Fl. Or. 5:451. 1884; Bor, Grasses Burma Ceyl. Ind. Pak. 587. 1960; Tutin in Tutin et al., Fl. Eur. 5: 255.1980.

Caespitose perennials. Leaf-blades convolute. Spikelets solitary; lemmas of the 2 florets coriaceous, connate by their margins and with abundant long hairs in the lower half, forming a rigid, cylindrical tube, the upper half free, erecto-patent, glabrous; paleas connate by their backs below, much longer than the lemmas, erect, glabrous.

1 species in the Mediterranean region; probably introduced in Kashmir.

Lower Taxon


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