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Glyceria tonglensis C.B. Clarke in J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 15:119. 1876. Hook.f., Fl. Brit. Ind. 7:346. 1896; Bor, Fl. Assam 5:72. 1940; Bor, Grasses Burma Ceyl. Ind. Pak. 571. 1960.

  • Glyceria kashmiriensis Kelso

    Tufted or creeping perennial; culms 20-50(-80) cm high, ascending from a prostrate and creeping base in wet places, rooting at the lower nodes, or more tufted in drier places. Leaf-blades flat or folded, 10-30 cm long, 2-4 mm wide, blunt or abruptly pointed at the tip, green; ligule up to 3 mm long, but most frequently not more than 1 mm. Panicle narrow at first, 10-30 cm long, the branches strictly erect, finally spreading or deflexed. Spikelets ovate, 6-85(-10) mm long, 4-6-(-8)-flowered, green or tinged with purple; glumes ovate, acute, the lower 1-1.5(-2.3) mm long, the upper 1.5-2.5(-3) mm long, often with jagged margins; lemma (2.7-)3-3.5 mm long, oblong-ovate, very obtuse, often slightly crenulate at the tip, with 7 equally prominent, scabridulous nerves; palea keels without wings.

    Fl. & Fr. Per.: July-September.

    Syntypes: India, Clarke 25664, 27594, 34951 (K).

    Distribution: Kashmir; temperate Himalayas.

    2000-3000 m.


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