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Pakistan | Family List | Poaceae | Eulalia

Eulalia trispicata (Schult.) Henr., In, Blumea. 3:453. 1940. Sultan & Stewart, Grasses W. Pak. 1:85. 1958; Bor, Grasses Burma Ceyl. Ind. Pak. 157. 1960.

  • Andropogon trispicatus Schult.
  • Andropogon tristachyos Roxb.
  • Eulalia argentea Brongn.
  • Eulalia tristachya O. Ktze.
  • Pollinia argentea (Brongn.) Trin.

    Tussock-forming perennial; basal sheaths glabrous or thinly pubescent; culms 30-120 cm high. Leaf-blades 10-30 cm long, 2-5 mm wide, often slender and flexuous. Inflorescence composed of 2-16 subdigitate racemes each 5-15 cm long, these light brown with white hairs from internodes and pedicels. Spikelets narrowly elliptic-oblong, 2.5-4 mm long; lower glume light brown, pilose with white hairs, with a subacute hyaline tip; lower lemma well-developed; upper lemma bifid to about the middle, with an awn 7-15 mm long.

    Type: India, Icon at K.

    Distribution: Pakistan (N.W.F.P. & Kashmir); Nepal and China to India, Burma and Ceylon; Malaysia; Australia.

    Requires confirmation in Kashmir.


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