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Milium Linn., Sp. Pl. 1:61. 1753. Boiss., Fl. Or. 5:510.1884; Hook.f., Fl. Brit. Ind. 7:235.1896; Sultan & Stewart, Grasses W. Pak. 2:347.1959; Bor, Grasses Burma Ceyl. Ind. Pak. 593.1.960; Bor in Towns., Guest & Al-Rawi, Fl. Iraq 9:276.1968; Bor in Rech.f., Fl. Iran. 70:261.1970; Tzvelev, Poaceae URSS 293.1976; Tutin in Tutin et al., Fl. Eur. 5:245.1980.

Annuals or perennials. Leaf-blades linear, flat. Inflorescence an open panicle. Spikelets elliptic, acute, slightly dorsally compressed, the rhachilla produced; glumes persistent, subequal, membranous, 3-nerved; lemmas elliptic, shorter than the glumes or as long as them, acute, coriaceous, becoming extremely hard and shining in fruit, 5-nerved, awnless; callus very short, glabrous; palea as long as the lemma and similar in texture.

A genus of 6 or 7 species, mostly in Europe and temperate Asia, but one species in North America; 1 species occurs in Pakistan.

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