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Pakistan | Family List | Poaceae | Urochondra

Urochondra setulosa (Trin.) C.E. Hubbard in Hook., Icon. Pl. 35: t. 3457. 1947. Sultan & Stewart, Grasses W. Pak. 2:258. 1959; Bor, Grasses Burma Ceyl. Ind. Pak. 635. 1960; Bor in Rech.f., Fl. Iran. 70:459. 1970.

  • Agrostis elatior Ehrenb. & Hempr. ex Trin.
  • Crypsis dura Boiss.
  • Crypsis setulosa (Trin.) Mez
  • Heleochloa dura (Boiss.) Boiss.
  • Heleochloa setulosa (Trin.) Blatter & McCann
  • Sporobolus setulosus (Trin.) Terracc.
  • Villa setulosa Trin.

    Perennial with short rhizome; culms erect or geniculately ascending, stout, 15-90 cm high, densely pubescent below the inflorescence. Leaf-blades up to 30 cm long and 8 mm wide, involute or expanded at the base, rigid, pungent, glabrous or minutely pilose. Panicle cylindrical, exserted, 4.5-16 cm long, 4-8 mm wide. Spikelets oblong or obovate-oblong, 2-3 mm long; glumes linear-oblong to lanceolate-oblong, acute or obtuse, ciliate on the keel, the lower 1.5-2.5 mm long, the upper 2.6-3 mm long; lemma 2.5-3 mm long, ciliate on the keel.

    Type: Arabia, Ehrenberg & Hemprich..

    Distribution: as for genus.

    A halophytic species of dune-slacks, banks of salt-water creeks and saline flats.


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