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Elymus mutabilis (Drobov) Tzvelev in Pl. As. Cent. 4:217. 1968. Tzvelev, Poaceae URSS 114. 1976; Melderis in Tutin et al., Fl. Eur. 5: 193. 1980.

  • Agropyron mutabile Drobov
  • Roegneria mutabilis (Drobov) Hyl.

    Tufted perennial without rhizomes; calms 70-120 cm high, erect or geniculately ascending. Leaf-blades flat, up to 25 cm long, 8-12 mm wide, scabrid, sometimes sparsely long-hairy above. Spike dense, 6-15 cm long, erect, sometimes second; rhachis joints scabrid along the margins. Spikelets 3-5-flowered, 6-15 mm long; glumes subequal, linear lanceolate to oblong-lanceolate, 7-10 mm long, gradually tapering to a mucro or an awn up to 2 mm long, very scabrid on the nerves; lemma lanceolate or narrowly lanceolate, 9-12 mm long, scaberulous, with an awn 2-4 mm long; palea a little shorter than the lemma; anthers 2-2.5 mm long.

    Type: USSR, Siberia, Drobov 315 (LE).

    Distribution: Gilgit; Arctic Eurasia and North America; the Caucasus and the mountains of Central Asia.


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