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Pakistan | Family List | Poaceae | Aegilops

Aegilops cylindrica Host, Gram. Austr. 2: 6, t.7. 1802. Boiss., Fl. Or. 5:675. 1884; Bor in Towns., Guest & Al-Rawi, Fl. Iraq 9:182. 1968; Bor in Rech.f., Fl. Iran. 70:196. 1970; Tzvelev, Poaceae URSS 157. 1976; Tutin et al., Fl. Eur. 5:201. 1980.

  • Triticum cylindricum (Host) Ces.

    Culms often densely tufted, 20-40 (-65) cm high, erect or geniculately ascending. Leaf-blades glabrous or sparsely hairy, up to 12 cm long, 2-5 mm wide. Spikes 6-11 cm long (excluding the awns), cylindrical with 1-2 vestigial spikelets at the base; rhachis breaking up at maturity. Fertile spikelets 4-6; glumes of lateral spikelets 7-9 mm long (to the base of the apical sinus), 2-toothed, 1 of the teeth short and blunt, the other produced as an awn up to 18 mm long; awns of terminal spikelet shorter than the spike.

    Type: Austria, Waldstein & Kitaibel..

    Distribution: Pakistan (N.W.F.P.); Southeast and East Central Europe, throughout the Middle East to southern USSR.

    Only one specimen is known from our area.


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