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Pakistan | Family List | Poaceae | Trikeraia

Trikeraia hookeri (Stapf) Bor in Kew Bull. 9:555. 1955. Sultan & Stewart, Grasses W. Pak. 2:346. 1959; Bor, Grasses Burma Ceyl. Ind. Pak. 647. 1960; Bor in Rech.f., Fl. Iran. 70:414. 1970.

  • Achnatherum hookeri (Stapf) Keng
  • Stipa hookeri Stapf
  • Timouria aurita Hitchc.

    Tufted rhizomatous perennial up to 70 cm high. Leaf-blades involute and setaceous, occasionally flat, up to 5 mm wide, green or glaucous, smooth or scaberulous; ligule c.2 mm long. Panicle contracted or spreading, 10-15 cm long, the branches bare in the lower part. Glumes subequal, lanceolate-elliptic, acute, 7.5-8.5 mm long, 3-nerved; lemma 7-9 mm long (including callus and the 2-4 mm long bristles), hairy with hairs up to 2 mm long; callus 0.8 mm long. Awn 12-15 mm long, scabrid.

    Type: Tibet, Thorold 124 (K).

    Distribution: Kashmir; Tibet.

    In Fl. Iran. Bor also cites Chitral: Gujar, S. A. Harriss s.n., but this speciĀ¬men has not been seen.


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